Archives for 2012

Autism Spectrum Disorder Training

This year’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Seminar was organized by Guaranty Trust Bank courtesy of their orange ribbon. The seminar was a two-day training programme held on 13th march and 14th march, 2012 at the Bespoke centre, km 18 Lekki-Ajah Expressway, Lagos. The orange ribbon is an annual programme to create autism awareness, educate and equip parents living with Autistic children, caregivers, therapist and teachers with knowledge of how to work with these children so as to be successful individuals. The seminar comprises team of facilitators from the United State (UK) who spoke on various topic which is of advantages to
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Autism Assessment for Children

GTBank Autism Resource program 2012 with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) professionals from the USA (United States of America) organized a one-on-one assessment session for children with Autism and other related disabilities through partnership with Patrick Speech and Languages Centre (PSLC) on March 9th, 10th and 12th, 2012 at 13b, Remi Fanikayode Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Consultants that assessed the children during the period of assessment were Dr. Lawrence Sutton – Manager, Bureau of Autism, Director, Western Region of the Commonwealth of Pennsylania USA, Dr. Anna Lamikanra, Executive Director, Blazing Trails International Centre, Texas USA, Mrs. Kristen, Volosky, MBA.M.ED, Director of Services
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Valentine Day Celebration

The Valentine Day Celebration, an annual event at Patrick Speech and Languages Centre (PSLC), organized to foster social interaction amongst our children at the centre went off without a hitch. This year’s celebration was in a class of its own as the children had an incredibly fun-filled day. The party commenced at about 11:00am with an opening prayer by Mr. Ayodeji Osidipe, one of the staff in the centre. The children all looking resplendent in red and white attire kicked off the event with a free style dance and a lot of other social activities including blowing of balloons and
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Official Red Carpet Photos From “Silver Lining’ Premiere

The Premiere of ‘Silver Lining’; the short film on Autism was held on Sunday, 27th May 2012 with much fanfare. It was a beautiful evening of fun, laughter, tears, sober reflection and much hope! The event took place at 10A Ikoya street, off MacPherson street, Ikoyi and had guests were treated to a lovely movie produced by Emem Isong and Uduak Oguamanam for the Patrick Speech and Languages Centre. Proprietress of the Centre, Mrs Dotun Akande, could not hide her delight at the successful turn out at the event. ‘I’m thankful to God for making this event possible. We have
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Olympic Day Competition

The sport day was held on the 31st May, 2012 at Patrick speech and languages centre in collaboration with Special Olympics Nigeria (SON). The event started at exact 11.30am with an opening prayer said by one of our parents Mrs. Ezeji. Followed by the National anthem lead by Exalt Ebenezer a staff of Patrick Speech and Language Centre. The event was declared opened by the proprietress of the centre, Mrs. Dotun Akande leading the special presenter; Miss Chindinma Nwanaju (athlete) to recite the special Olympic oat which says ‘LET ME WIN, BUT IF I CANNOT, LET ME BE BRAVE AT THE
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Annual Cultural Day Celebration

The cultural day celebration took place on the 28th September, 2012. It is an annual event at Patrick Speech and Languages Centre (PSLC) which was organized to foster social interaction and cultural values among our children at the centre. This year’s celebration was fantastic as the children had a fun-filled day with an amazing cultural outlook. All the children were dressed in their different cultural attire. The children and therapists participated in the day’s event as they all performed their different cultural dances and also provided answers to questions as regards Nigeria Independence day celebration, all the winners received fantastic
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Talent in Autism Show 4

Talents in Autism Concert is a yearly event that creates a platform for the children and staff of Patrick Speech and Language Centre to show case their unique talent in different areas. This year’s talent in Autism Show, in its fourth edition, took place at The Incubator, Yesufu Abiodun, Victoria Island in Lagos State, on the 9th December, 2012 at 2pm. The event started at exactly 3pm with an opening prayer by Mr. Olufunmbi Adeeko, a staff at Patricks, followed by the national anthem, school anthem and welcome song led by the children of Patricks. There was an alphabet display
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