The service packages give you the opportunity to treat your child with the best methods!
Psychological assessments aim to evaluate children’s areas of social, emotional, cognitive, language and motor development and to decide the most effective intervention. The psychological assessment process is carried out by a team of multidisciplinary specialists.
TESTING AND EVALUATION
Intelligence tests and assessments for children aged 3-9 years. This type of testing helps parents and professionals understand areas where children have more strengths as well as areas where they need help from a parent or therapist.
ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) is Applied Behavior Analysis, which is a field of psychology, focused on analyzing and improving behavior as well as alleviating specific psychological problems, which include: socialization, language, academic skills, routine daily life, self-care, work and leisure activities, which improve functioning in the social environment and improve the quality of life of the individual and the family. The ABA program includes:
• Early intervention (in children under 3 years of age, but not only)
• Early intervention (for children under the age of 3)
• Learning in the natural environment
• Learning communication skills
• Functional behavior analysis
• Assessment of Learning Skills and Language Skills (ABLLS-R)
• Discrete Evidence Instruction (DTI)
Speech therapy is a field practiced by specialists called speech therapists, who are able to assess, diagnose and treat communication disorders, cognitive disorders, voice and swallowing disorders. Speech therapy focuses on improving the speech of children and adults and improving the ability to understand and express language, including non-verbal language.
It is the discipline that focuses on intervention in the areas of child development. It looks holistically at all the child’s abilities in the areas of development such as language, cognitive, emotional, social, behavioral, motor (gross and fine), as well as self-help skills. The problems that Development Therapy treats:
a) Psychomotor retardation;
b) Language delay with and without hyperactivity (ADDA and AHDD);
c) Specific learning disorders (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, etc.);
d) Mental retardation;
e) Adjustment disorders.
Group therapy involves therapy with more than one child. Such therapy is a powerful tool when addressing children’s needs.
• Group therapy provides reassurance and reduces the experience of emotional threat
• Encourages children to learn through experiences with other children
• Encourages positive social interactions and cooperation
• Helps children develop confidence
• Creating stable social environments for children
• Empowering a child to contribute to the group
• Elimination of physical and psychological barriers to social interaction
• Understanding the benefits and enjoyment of interaction
Occupational therapy helps people work on physical, social and motor skills. The goal of Occupational Therapy in Malteser’s Learn to Grow program is to improve daily life skills that allow children to become more independent and participate in a wide range of activities. For children with autism, the Occupational Therapy program focuses on play skills, learning strategies and self-care.
Following the Center’s activities, a physiotherapist is present three times a week at the Charity House in Laç Vau i Dejës, which treats elderly and differently abled people of all ages, who treats a tetraplegic child.
The staff of the Center pays special attention to the parents of children with different abilities, with the aim of making it easier to deal with the problems of their young children, who encounter various difficulties in managing daily problems within the family in dealing with children and problems Theirs.
In addition to many other services, the Malteser Counseling and Service Center also offers professional training that helps staff and other professionals in relation to clinical evidence, intervention protocol, autism training method, etc.