Facilitating Language Communication Skills in Children with Developmental Delays – The Hanen Way

Course Date
19 August 2022

Registration Deadline
Registration Closed

Time and Venue
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Webinar Virtual Classroom

Parent and Caregiver Training:
** Approved for Caregivers Training Grant (CTG) by Agency for Integrated Care (AIC).
Course fee : $110,
Co-payment of $10 only payable to CPAS using QR code.
CTG is capped at $200 per child per financial year.

Full Course fee: $110

Limited slots available

Course Capacity :
Max : 25 participants

Targeted Participants:
Parents of children diagnosed with Global Developmental Delay and Speech and Language Delay,
Teacher Aides,
Interventionists Aides,
Speech and Language Therapists,

Course Outline
This course aims to equip caregivers and teachers with an understanding of the different stages of communication in children with special needs. Through case examples and video demonstrations, participants will learn various strategies to build language and communication skills in children who have delays or disorders in language learning. For consistency and continuity of language use, the course will highlight how to embed strategies in a child’s daily routines so that language learning can happen during interaction and socialization in natural settings..

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to learn to:

  • learn essential, basic concepts about communication and stages of communication development
  • understand the importance of the child’s active participation in frequent, extended communicative interactions in daily routines at home
  • learn strategies and ideas to facilitate and enhance communication in their children with communication delays
  • learn to apply language facilitation strategies across contexts so intervention becomes a natural part of parent-child interaction.

Course Instructor

Ms. Sunitha Sendhilnathan is currently the Head of the Dept of Speech & Language Pathology at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in the area of language intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also holds a Masters degree in Psychology and a Diploma in Basic Developmental Therapy for children with Neurological Disorders. She has over 22 years of experience in the field and her area of clinical focus is childhood communication disorders including Cerebral Palsy and Autism Spectrum Disorders, in addition to providing management for children with Feeding and Swallowing issues. She is also certified in various Hanen approaches. She has conducted numerous trainings for caregivers, parents and peer professionals

Terms and Conditions
– Parent / Caregivers need to fill up the CTG form, provide photocopy of NRIC/passport, birth certificate of child, signature of participant, thumb print or sign by child as required by AIC.
– Registration will be confirmed only upon receiving invoice or full payment.
– In the event of no show up for the course, course fee will be charged with no refund.

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