More Than Words (A Hanen Program)

More Than Words (A Hanen Program)

Program Description

More Than Words is a program that provides parents of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Social Communication Difficulties with practical tools to help their children communicate. This unique program was developed by expert Speech-Language Pathologists at the Hanen Center. More Than Words is offered to parents around the world by Hanen certified Speech-Language Pathologists/ Therapists who have received specialized training from the Hanen Center.

Why are parents involved in the More Than Words program?

Parents are the most important people in their child’s life, as well as their child’s best teacher. As a parent, one of the greatest gifts you can give your child is the help he or she needs to communicate and connect with the world. In the More Than Words program, you learn practical and powerful strategies to help your child communicate and interact during every day routines and activities. It is within these familiar and repetitive interactions that your child’s communication skills will grow.

    What parents learn in the More Than Words program?

  • How your child communicates right now and the next steps to take?
  • How your child learns best and how to take advantage of these preferences?
  • What motivates your child to communicate?
  • How to turn everyday activities into opportunities for learning to communicate?
  • How to help your child understand what you say?
  • How to develop your child’s play skills?
  • How to help your child make friends?
  • The More Than Words program offers:

  • A consultation for you and your child with a Hanen certified Speech-Language Pathologists/ Therapists before the program begins (2 sessions)
  • A series of informative and personal classes for small groups of parents (8 sessions)
  • Three individual consultations for you and your child with your Hanen certified Speech-Language Pathologists/ Therapists (3 individual sessions)

This Training Program is for:

Parents and Caregivers

Program Training Registration:

Enrollment into this Program is currntly closed, we'll announce later on the opening of the enrollment through our social channels like Twitter ... etc.

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