Autism Round Table: On Jobs, Employability and Self worth
Fees: Rs. 1000 per person. Lunch and Tea will be served. For more information, contact Mythily Chari at: (044) 2233-1421
Sports Meet 2016
GETSET! Commandur Foundation, The Lotus Foundation & REACH Cordially invite you for our Sports Meet 2016 On Sunday Sept. 25th from 3pm onwards. Event Address: Defence Colony Officers Institute Defence Colony Ekkaduthankgal Chennai 600032
Commandur Foundation is organizing a day long workshop on Understanding Development and Mental Health of People with Autism On 9th September 2016, at IIT Alumni Interaction Center, Mylapore, Chennai
Commandur Foundation is organizing a day long workshop on Understanding Development and Mental Health of People with Autism On 9th September 2016, at IIT Alumni Interaction Center, Mylapore, Chennai Resource person: Dr. Usman Mohamed About the Presenter: Dr Usman is a senior Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist working with young people with...
Empowering your self in Digital India
Commandur Foundation and Ladies Club of Defence Colony is organizing a seminar for club members and their spouses on 19th March from 5-7 PM Theme – Empowering your self in Digital India Trainer and resource person Mr. Srinivasan Anandan, Microsoft Trainer Topic covered 1. Online banking 2. Online shopping do’s...
Dr. Guy Berard’s Auditory Integration Training in Chennai and Faridabad January 2016
Chennai January 8 to 17, 2016 Faridabad January 19 to 28, 2016 Conducted by: EARS Sharda Ramlackhan, M.A. 54 Jennifer Road, Lowell, MA 01854 Email: shardaEARS@aol.com Click here for more information
Auditory Integration Training in Chennai and Faridabad January 2016
Dr. Guy Berard’s Auditory Integration Training in Chennai and Faridabad January 2016 Chennai January 8 to 17, 2016 Faridabad January 19 to 28, 2016 Conducted by: EARS Sharda Ramlackhan, M.A. 54 Jennifer Road, Lowell, MA 01854 Email: shardaEARS@aol.com Click here for more information
Healing Autism: The Spiritual Dimension
Organized by: IRIS, Commandur Foundation 120, Defence Colony, Chennai, Tamilnadu – 600032 Duration: January 4,5,6 – 9:00am to 4:30pm Theme of the Seminar Autism is neither a disorder nor a disability but a condition experienced by those on the spectrum. It continues to challenge us; both professionals and caregivers alike....
Teaching language & appropriate behaviour to children with Autism
WE CAN Resource Centre for Autism, Chennai 2 day workshop On Applied Verbal Behaviour “Teaching language & appropriate behaviour to children with Autism” By Duncan Fennemore (BCABA) Director Centre for Educational intervention in Early Childhood, London, U.K. At Hotel Chola Sheraton, Chennai Time: 9.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m
Saturday classes for parents and professionals
Course Outline The course is designed to provide insight into the nature and needs of autism, covers all aspects of the disorder using lectures, interactive sessions, video presentations and reading material.
Nirmala School for Exceptional Children, Ernakulam, Kakkanad, Kerala – One Day Training program
The training program shall cover: Myths and Belief System in Autism Using Communication to Manage Behaviours in Autism Specific Teaching Strategies for the Classroom. EnAble India, a non-profit organization working for the economic independence and dignity of persons with disability across India. They work across the country and have helped...
International Conference on Including Children with Autism in Regular Schools
International Conference on INCLUDING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN REGULAR SCHOOLS:BEST PRACTICES January 4th &5th 2014 at SISHYA AUDITORIUM Adyar, Chennai 600021 EVENT AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION (Click to Download PDF) Organized by Institute for Remedial Intervention Services (IRIS) www.autismindia.com
Bala Sikhsha Sahayata
30th to 31st March 2012: Two-day training program on Communication and Behaviour Management, at Bala Sikhsha Sahayata, a school for Autistic Children, run by TVS group under the management of Lakshmi Vidya Sangham, Madurai.
St. Joseph’s School, Porur, Chennai
Awareness lecture on Autism to Self Help Group of Mugalivakkam at St. Joseph’s School, Porur, Chennai. The lecture was in Tamil followed by interactive session with women of the Self Help (Makalir) Group who were sensitized to distinguishing early signs of autism in children.
Little Angel’s Early Intervention Centre, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai
27th Feb to 2nd March 2012: Five-day Orientation for parents and teachers of children with autism of Little Angel’s Early Intervention Centre, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai. All aspects of autism; awareness, nature and needs, communication, play stimulation and behavior management was covered.
Navrathri Celebrations with children from Burma Refugee Colony. About 30 children participated.
Dr. Parasuram Ramamurthy
Social Skills Training using Drama Techniques was organized by the Foundation, Dr. Parasuram Ramamurthy was invited as the resource person.
10th-11th Oct 2011: Presentations to increase awareness about autism in children were made to families of serving personnel of Chennai Garrison. The first presentation was at St Thomas Mount and the second was at Fort St George.
Meadow of Moods
Organized Special book release “Meadow of Moods” by Master Anjur Vishal Anand, a six year old autistic savant, at Rajan Eye Care Auditorium. Chief Guest was Padma Shri Dr. Mrs. YG Parthasarathy.
Continuing Rehabilitation Education
Continuing Rehabilitation Education (CRE) program for Rehabilitation Workers, Sponsored by Rehabilitation Council of India) at Balavihar, Peroor kada Trivandrum, Kerala
Conducted Individual Future Planning Workshop for parents organized by Assisted Living For Adults with Autism (ALFAA) at Bangalore.
Visited Vidya Sudha, a special school where children with autism are integrated with those with hearing impairment. This school is run by Speech and Language Therapy department, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai.
Interacting with Families
Participated in a workshop organized by Madhuram Narayanan Centre, Chennai on Interacting with Families (Early Childhood) conducted by Dr. Peter Farrell, Manchester University and Janet Muscat (clinical psychology) from Los Angeles.
Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities
Inspection on behalf of Rehabilitation Council of India of National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Muttukkadu, Chennai. Evaluation was for continuing the teacher training diploma in Special Education, Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Sree Vamana Therapy Centre
Workshop on Planning for Life, for parents and staff of Sree Vamana Therapy Centre, Coimbatore.
Counseling and Program Planning
Counseling and Program Planning for students with autism at Shivesh Centre for Autism, Coimbatore.
Awareness Program for parents and staff of Christian Missionaries Centre for Speech and Hearing, Palakkad, Kerala.
Interactive Session with parents of Chaitanya Special School for Multiple Disabilities, Palakkad, Kerala
Workshop on Empowering Parents conducted at the Special School of Tropical Health Foundation of India, Kunnamkulam, Kerala.
Delivered a talk on Inclusive Education at Global Autism Convention, organized by St John’s Medical College and Autism Society of India, Bangalore.
One Week Summer Camp on Environment Studies (15 to 21 May) for underprivileged children from Burma Colony. 25-30 children attended the camp, ages ranging from 5 to 13. As part of the program they participated in a ‘tree walk’ supervised by staff from NIZHAL.
Sankalp Special School
Organized painting competition at Sankalp Special School, Anna Nagar, Chennai. Nine prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners.
Organized and sponsored home tuition for Sri Manikantan, a visually impaired boy. Manikantan a student 12th Standard of Blind School, Poonamallee, had failed in Economics (Tamil). Sri Muruganandam of MRG Coaching College was engaged for the coaching the boy so that he could appear in the exam in October 2011.
Workshop on Communication at Seminar organized by Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, TN
Orientation lecture cum interactive session for parents and Physical Therapists of A&D Rehabilitation Centre.
Meeting with Staff of Andaman Nicobar Island Rehabilitation Centre for Multiple Disabilities
Social Engineering Pre Conference Workshop
Inclusion: Social Engineering Pre Conference Workshop at Hotel Savera. International Conference on Early Intervention and Moving Towards Inclusion organized by Madhruam Narayanan Centre for Exceptional children.
Social Model for Rehabilitation
Mythily Chari made a presentation on “Social Model for Rehabilitation” at the International Seminar on Inclusive Practices for Students with Special Needs” Learn 2010, Chennai. The event was organized by SANKALP Open School and Learning Centre. Awareness posters were distributed. More than 200 delegates participated in the Seminar.
Printing of Awareness Posters
Printing of Awareness Posters . The poster orients a lay person to Autism in a 10 question format. 2500 posters were printed for distribution. These posters were handed over to agencies already doing work and also to diagnostic and early intervention Centres. Translations in regional languages will be taken up...