Services available at SAABURI

PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

  • Psychological testing

  • Intellectual assessment

  • Personality Assessment

  • Interest and aptitude assessment

  • Neuropsychological assessment

  • Behavior management

  • Counseling

  • Career Counseling and Guidance

 SPECIAL EDUCATION

  •  Early intervention

  • Pre school readiness program

  • Group therapy

  • Training in activities of daily living

  • Training in functional academics

THERAPUETIC INTERVENTIONS

  • Early intervention for children with developmental delay.

  • Speech and language therapy

·       Physiotherapy

  • Active movements

  • Passive movements

  • Electrotherapy

  • Hydrotherapy

  • Gait training

 Occupational therapy

  • Feeding skills.

  • Bathing skills

  • Dressing skills

  • Grooming skills

  • Positioning and Handling techniques

 Sensory integration therapy

  • Tonal regulation

  • Vestibular stimulation

  • Visual stimulation

  • Auditory stimulation

  • Tactile stimulation

COURSES OFFERED

  •  Teacher Plus and Parent Plus.

  •  Total Solution.

  •  Parenting skills.

Problems in Learning
Learning disability

The existence of learning disabilities effects 10% of the school going population. Learning disability was earlier known as Dyslexia. Now the term is broadly called as Specific Learning Disabilities, which is scientifically divided into:

  • Dyslexia – Disorder in reading and spelling.

  • Dysgraphia- Disorder in written expressions.

  • Dyscalculia – Disorder in math’s

Slow learner

A student who falls into this group have borderline to average intelligence and attends regular school but finds it difficult to cope up with their peer group.  The overall performance of individual is relatively slow in all areas.

We at saaburi offer the following services to the children with learning problems:

  • Identification of academic problems.

  • Assessment.

  • Programme planning.

  • Remedial intervention.

  • Academic support to Regular/ Resource teacher and Parent.

  • Building up self-esteem.

  • Recommendations to schools and all examining boards at national and international levels for exam modification and concession.

 SPECIAL EDUCATION

Education is the path through which individual can grow to become a responsible person of the society. Education is the right of every individual regardless of his or her socio-economic or intellectual standing.

Special education is a branch of education, which studies about individuals who have special needs.

Saaburi has multidisciplinary team with holistic approach of assessing, programming and providing therapy.

We cater to the needs of the following Children

  • ASD (Autism spectrum disorder).

  • ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactive disorder).

  • ADD (Attention deficit disorder)

  • Mentally challenged Individuals.

  • Cerebral palsy.

  • Downs syndrome.

  • Individuals with Multiple disabilities.

  • Muscular dystrophy.

Main feature of special education at Saaburi is – Individualized Educational Plan, it assesses the child’s current level of functioning and provides the basis for identifying teaching methods and materials suited to teach them.

An attempt is made that every child reaches his/ her optimum potential and attains an independent level of functioning.

 

Main objectives and aims of special education are

  • To meet the unique needs of each child.

  • To give individual attention to each child.

  • To develop basic living skills for personal independence.

  • To provide a structured learning program for the child in accord with his/her deficit skills.

  • To enable the child to gain social, emotional and intellectual development.

  • To identify problems of children and suggest ways and means to manage them.

  • To guide and counsel the parents.

  • To provide support services to integrated children.

  • To provide sensory integration therapy.

  • To provide home based and center based program.

 Procedure for effective intervention plan at Saaburi: -

  • Observation of the child in structured and unstructured situation.

  • Interviewing parents / grandparents or caretakers.

  • Assessment using tools and checklist.

  • Program planning.

  • Discussing program plan with the parents and implementing it.

  • Evaluation after three months.

  • Referrals to concerned experts.

 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): -

  • Individuals who are diagnosed as ASD will generally have deficits in social, communication, and intellectual areas.

  • Managing problem behavior through meaningful activities in constructive manner.

  • Structured program at schools and at home.

  • Setting up the schedule.

  • Restructuring the activity.

 Adult Independent Living: -

  • Vocational assessment.

  • Job identification.

  • Job analysis

  • Job placement.

  • Follow-ups.

 SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY

Speech is the most commonly, widely, and frequently used mode of communication among people. It is a composite of skills that are naturally learned by majority of the children during early childhood.

Children with Mental Retardation, Hearing Impairment, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are delayed in speech and language.  In order for them to communicate effectively, they have to be assessed and trained under a qualified Speech Language Pathologist.

 

Therapeutic Services are provided under the following areas: -

  • Deficits in Comprehension and Expression of Language

  • Neuromotor speech disorders such as Developmental Verbal Dysarthria, Dysphasia.

  • Misarticulations.

  • Disorders of fluency such as stuttering, cluttering.

  • Disorders of voice.

  • Stammering

PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy is one of the latest advancements in sciences, which is quiet essential for any medical treatment. Physiotherapy is the treatment given in the form of exercises with the help of therapeutic exercises so that various disabled people can be made functionally independent, which will enable them to do their activities of daily living on their own with the help of some supportive aids if required. The aim of the physiotherapist is to make the patient functionally independent and guide them to lead near normal life.

Physiotherapy services provided at Saaburi: -

1.   Therapy given to various musculoskeletal problems like:

  • Knee pain.

  • Shoulder pain.

  • Back pain.

  • Elbow pain.

  • Wrist/ hand pain.

  • Hip joint problems.

  • Ankle/ foot problems.

  • Fractures.

  • Various orthopedic conditions that requires physiotherapy.

 Therapy given to various neurological conditions like

  • Cerebral palsy.

  • Stroke (paralysis of part of the body)

  • Spina-bifida (paralysis of both lower limb).

  • Nerve injuries like wrist drop, foot drop, glass cut injuries

  • Nerve diseases like leprosy.

  • Infections, like Poliomyelitis.

  • Muscle disorders like Muscular Dystrophy.

 Physiotherapy services are also given to patients having:-

  • Cardiac problems

  • Post-surgical cardiac patients.

  • Breathing troubles.

 ‘Deeksha-The Play school’, a step towards integration

Training in pre-school readiness skills, like pre-reading, pre-writing, pre-numbers (concepts) to the children who are developmentally delayed.

We provide stimulation program to overcome the hurdles and to join mainstream play schools without hitch.

We train them in: -

  • Activities of daily living.

  • Socialization skills.

  • Activities for development of attention

  • Activities for development of concentration.

  • Occupational skills.

  • We use multisensorial methods for teaching.

Teacher pupil ratio is 1:4.

Duration 2 ˝ hours, five days a week.

Arambh checklist is used for assessing current level of each child. The curriculum is based on five modes i.e. conversation, rhymes, story telling, creative activities and games while teaching.

Saaburi aims at helping  each child who comes to the clinic to become an independent and productive citizen of the society .