VERVE (Veena’s Evaluation Remediation Value Education) is a multi-modal centre where parents, individuals and professionals get required information related to the centres, treatments, remedies and therapies available for children with disabilities. Autism support in india also provides assessments, therapies, etc to children with special needs.
The centre started by Veena Basu more than 20 years back has strived to provide all possible resourceful information and services to the special children and their caregivers. Workshops for children, parents and professionals who are interested in the development of special children is conducted and various aspects of the child’s behaviour is discussed regularly.
At the centre assessment of the children is done and based on the screening done state of the child is described. This is carried out for months and a report is prepared which describes the condition and severity of the disability as low, mild or severe. Standardized tests are carried out to ensure a reliable and valid assessment.
Remedial services are provided to both children and adults. The standardized curriculum designed is very systematic, explicit, sequential and structured. These services are offered to anybody with developmental delay/disorder, slow learners, etc. Children/adults suffering from ADD, ADHD, mild Autism, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Asperger’s Syndrome etc are all given assistance here.
3. Occupational Therapy:
Occupational Therapy is provided to the special children so that they can explore the environment around them, play, participate, interact and communicate and become a part of the society. This therapy is carried out to strengthen following areas of a child
Core muscle strength
Oral motor strength/control
Visual motor skills
4. Cognitive skills Training:
Based on the Psychological assessment carried out on the individual the centre gathers the deficit areas of the child and guides them towards the appropriate brain training programme. The various brain training programs offered by the centre includes
1. Cognitive Enrichment Training
2. The Feuerstein Instrumental Training Program
4. Brain Gym
5. Integrated Listening System(ILs):
This multi-sensory program is designed to improve the functioning of the brain. This can benefit individuals with learning, auditory, processing, alertness, etc. Ils has started another activity called Interactive Language program to improve the auditory and to develop functional listening and language processing of an individual and to create a sense of confidence in them.
1. Counseling and Guidance
2. Teacher Training
4. Home Programs
6. Paid internships