Autistic children are not good at communication and social interaction.
There are about 10 thousands Autistic Children in Taiwan .
The foundation was established in 1988. The main goals of foundation are:
Fisrt, Combine the academia and medical profession to help parents to discover and interment with their children at early stage.
Second, to help the parents manage their emotion.
And to teach the children how to self- manage their daily life
Finally, to lobby the government to establish the law to protect the equal right such as education for our autistic children
After coming to our training, this child is from no social interaction to some kiss and hug.
We also establish the parents group to help them with more professional knowledge
We also provide some stress management course for parents
And the parents knowledge exchange program to share their experience of teaching autistic children.
We also have annual teacher training program
For early intervention, the foundation use Dr. Yang’s play interaction training program. From structural toys such as LOGO to role play such as doctor – patient, police and thief. to most common games that we can see in regular kindergarten.
3 to 6 is the critical age for intervention.
Our foundation emphases three areas
1.we use peers who is not autistic as their classmates so our children can learn from observation
2.we try to have intensive training of 10 to 12 hours
3.our teacher to student rate is one to three combining with two peers.
Many children‘s emotional control and social interaction is improving after our training.
The parents interactive program including dancing, music, fine art and ceramic.
This is the ceramic artist to help our children.
Annual fine are exhibition to show their talent.
The most important things is to give them the space the change so they can develop their talent.
About 1/ 10 of autistic children have excellent performance in the artistic area.
So our foundation goals are to gi