Our Centers

ُEstablishment of Lattakia center          

Autism Association in Lattakia

 NGO registered resolution 4 / 1596 of 24 / 8 / 2006. 

Our objectives:

1. Providing Educational,    healthy and social care for Children with Autism in coordinating   with the involved constitutes for merging them in the society.

2. Defining the disturbance of Autism and raising awareness campaigns, seminar, lectures and conferences specialized in cooperation with universities and the media.

3. Doing survey studies on autism in the city of Latakia.

 4. Detection and diagnosis of children with autism disorder.

5. The establishment of specialized centers to meet the diverse needs of children with autism disorder.

Training   families living with Autism and rehabilitate them and involve them in various programs.

6. Cooperation with other associations in all the Syrian governorates and the Arab associations as well.

Services provided by the General Association:

 

1. Detection and diagnosis of children with autistic disorder

 

. Design educational programs for each child in the center and work to implement these programs in coordinating with the family and detecting the development of all children through periodic scientific assessments.

 

   What does our center supply for children with autism?

 

 What are the services provided by our center to children?

 

 Autism Society in Lattakia provides services for children with autism and their families. Our qualified and well training staff deals with autistic children. Our   services include: early identification and assessment of autism. Special education services, including: the social sphere, the area of autonomy, cognitive domain, the domain before academic, daily living skills, play area. Purposeful support services include: the area of communication and pronunciation, the area of sport and sensory integration. We offer art education, computer area, (psychosocial services for families with children, services include family counseling. We share families in developing and planning educational programs for individual children). Music service will be soon at the center. Health and medical services for children are already provided by a doctor. Children in the Autism Center in Latakia get a lot of activities and outdoor visits are also provided regularly.

 

Autism Society also provides services to university students from various departments to help in   writing their scientific researches, graduation projects and seminars, in addition to welcoming students of the College of Nursing \ Tishreen University   \ the fourth- year students to train in the center for the entire semester, after the agreement between the Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Board of Directors of Autism Society in Lattakia.

We also provide awareness services to the community through some seminars, courses and workshops for all segments of society.

 

   Specializations in the Center

 

 

 

Our center has the following specialization 

Administrative staff

 

No

Title

1

Chairman of the Board  

1

Vice Chairman

1

Secretary

1

Treasurer of the General Assembly

1

member of the Governing Council

 

 

Education staff includes:

 

No

Title

1

Managing Director

1

Technical Director

1

Assistant Art Director

6

classroom teacher

12

classroom teacher assistant

2

Communication and uttering teacher

2

Sports teacher

1

Art Education teacher

1

Computer teacher

soon

Music teacher

1

Family consular

1

doctor

 

           

Committees and other members:

 

No

Title

1

Web site manager

changeable

volunteers

-

Committee of diagnosis of Autism

30

Media Committee

changeable

Association's Friends

 

Establishment of Jableh center

    

Autism Center was founded in Jableh on the seventh month \ in 2008, where  the families of children with  Autism in Jableh met   the Board directors of the association and agreed to help parents set up a specialized center caring for children with autistism disturbance. The association will   train and qualify them in accordance with special educational programs. The agreement includes help training and qualifying staff, and granting administrative licenses needed to open the center by the authorities concerned. Training the staff   lasted from 26 \ 7 \ 2008 to 25 \ 9 \   2008 by technical Director of the Autism Association in  Latakia, Mr.  Shawki Ahmed Ghanem. The course included the following topics:

special education, autism, behavior modification, family counseling, individual education program, the practical side. The center was opened officially on Sunday, 12th  \ 10 \   2008, at 11 am. The center designed to accommodate 15 children with Autism.