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Intellectual Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Intellectual Disabilities and Learning Difficulties

Al Masar staff completed a day workshop in August 2016, focusing on detecting learning difficulties, consequences and how to apply therapy support

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Therapy Workshop… Case Study

Therapy Workshop… Case Study

Al Masar staff participated in a training workshop focusing on treatment planning, treatment intervention , and outcomes..

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Fun with Food

Fun with Food

The Al-Masar staff completed a 3-day workshop in March 2015 entitled “Fun with Food”: a sensory integrative and neuromotor approach to feeding.

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Oral Motor and Speech Disorders

Oral Motor and Speech Disorders

The speech-language therapy department completed a day of professional development in November 2014 on improving oral motor skills and speech disorders, including articulation, phonological disorders, stuttering and dyspraxia.  The use of the PROMPT technique was also reviewed.

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Handwriting

Handwriting

A training Workshop on “Handwriting” presented to the Occupational Therapy Department. The workshop covered the topics of  fine motor skills, visual motor skills, and visual perception skills

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Cerebral Palsy Workshop

Cerebral Palsy Workshop

 

A training workshop on “Cerebral Palsy” was held at Al-Masar during the month of March. The workshop focused on enhancing the therapists’ skills in new treatment methods and how to implement these techniques with children.

 

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The Speech-Language Therapy Department at Al-Masar successfully completed a workshop on the topic of “Augmentative and Alternative Communication”.

The workshop included training on the use of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and the Proloquo2Go application

 

 

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Sensory Integration Workshop

Sensory Integration Workshop

Al-Masar is in the process of conducting a training workshop on Sensory Integration Approach during the month of January.This three-day training workshop aims to empower all therapists in applying this effective treatment approach in working with developmentally challenged children including autism and specific learning difficulties.

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First Aid and CPR Training

First Aid and CPR Training

Al-Masar staff completed a one day training course on first aid and CPR. The staff was trained on dealing with emergency cases and providing first aid for:

· Bleeding/cuts

· Fractures

· Seizures · Choking

· Insects and human bites

Training also included CPR for infants, children and adults. The training was conducted by Dr Ahmad Akal, a pioneer in the Field and his colleague Mrs Neema

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workshop

workshop

Al-Masar School has successfully completed a 1-day workshop (06/04/2013) on the topic of “Dealing with Negative Behavior” .The workshop included practical behavioral management skills and focused on De-escalating disruptive behavior.

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