Archives for 2014

Training on Learning, Speech Preference and Self-Regulation In Autism

As part of the yearly tradition to train the staff and the public as a whole about what is new in the Autism world, Patrick Speech and Languages Centre took the bold step to invite HEATHER MACKENZIE, Ph.D. a Canadian Speech-Language Pathologist and Educator to carry out a two day workshop on SPEECH, LEARNING PREFERENCE & SELF REGULATION IN AUTISM. The training took place on the 12th and 13th March, 2014 with different topics for each day. Learning Preference and Strengths in Autism / Self regulation, resilience and awareness in individuals with autism. The training lasted for 4hrs and 23 participants
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Special Olympic Sports Day 2014

The Special Olympic Sports day which usually comes up biannually to mark the autism awareness day by Special Olympic took place at Patrick Speech and Languages centre, being the first and the leading centre in early intervention programme for individual living with autism marked the day with series of sport activities. The school compound was well prepared and decorated to suit the events. The event started at exactly 11am, on April 2nd 2014. The children were smartly dressed in their sport wears to display their skills in various athletes to the audience. The programme was organized by Special Olympic officials,
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Children’s Day Outing

This term children’s day out which is an essential part of social skill building, is aimed at increasing social interactions amongst the children at the centre. It took place on the 20th of June, 2014 at Whao Funland, Omole Estate, Phase 1, Ikeja, Lagos. The children bought tokens to go on rides of their choice. The younger children got to ride on the carousel amidst other fun activities, having fun while working on their gross motor skills. The older children were equally not left out in the fun as they took part in an exciting game of aiming at the
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