PROJECTS

AUTISM ACTIVITY CENTRE


The Autism Activity Centre is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. Apart from providing counseling and assessment services, PAAC runs a school for children with Autism. An initial assessment is done for the child and Individual educational programme is prepared taking Parents expectations and preferences into consideration. The Children in PAAC are trained in the following areas:

  1. Pre Academic Skills.

  2. Academics along with ABA therapy.

  3. Group activities involving social games and physical games.

  4. Physical activities like Yoga, Occupational therapy, sensory Integration therapy, water therapy, sand therapy and clay therapy.

  5. Teaching household activities like cooking, cleaning etc as part of independent skills.

  6. Fun and art classes where the child's creativity is enhanced.

  7. Fun and art classes where the child's creativity is enhanced.

  8. Outing to parks, restaurants, resorts, movies etc for enabling social interaction.

  9. Pre vocational skills for children above 13 yrs of age.

  10. Vocational skills like, making of envelops, paper bags, embroidery on jute bags etc.

OTHER SERVICES

  • Regular special school for moderate children with autism

  • Special education therapy for children below 7 years who attend normal schools.

  • Home based programs for children with autism who attend other special schools and normal schools.

  • Conducting workshops and seminars involving professionals from various disciplines related to autism.

  • Providing  one week training program for parents regarding special education and behavior modification.

  • Counselling services to parents and caregivers of children with autism.