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Akhil Autism Foundation

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We welcome you all to be a buddy/friend/Mentor for a 18 yr old high functioning Autistic individual.
He is a unique individual who has a brilliant mind is very social and lovable teenager.
He has a unique method of communication either using ipad, choice board or letter board. Sometimes challenging but with good relationships things
will be different.

Job Responsibilities:
* Being patient and confident person internally with integrity
* Ready to understand the individual
* Willing to learn method of communicating (training will be provided)
* Tutoring skills (High school subjects) Teacher will be present
* Work as a scribe/note taker during session
* Should be able to work independently
* Be a Mentor/Buddy
* Reading books to him
* Community based outing : shopping,bowling,etc
Benefits
* Excellent internship opportunity for those who are willing to go in special education teaching
* Training in new upcoming educational methods and approaches
* Experience can be shared to other students of our organization
Contact: Manisha M Lad : manishaladnc@gmail.com

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About Akhil Autism Foundation

Location:

46 Harmon road, Edison, NJ 08837, US

Mission Statement

Akhil Autism Foundation (AAF) is a NJ-based non-profit organization whose dedicated mission is to Educate, Treat, Support, and Research Autism worldwide, especially in under-served countries such as India. Since 2008, AAF has provided critical resources to 1000 children, over 500 hours of online education, and over $25,000 in donations towards autism research, professional training, and parent education. To learn more about our group programs and activities, please visit our website (www.akhilautismfoundation.org)

Description

Programs for autism in usa and India

  • Two Trained International Doctors in India
  • 700 children treated in since 2008
  • 100 autism awareness and detection camps in Kerala India
  • 1000 children received MethylB12 shots from USA
  • Library in Bangalore, Dhaka, Delhi, Kolkata
  • Two onsite International workshops
    1. Webinars: Monthly online web based education
    2. MNRI: Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex integration (MNRI)

    1. MNRI Assessment: Individual is assessed for 32 reflexes and a home program is given
    2. MNRI Home program: 12 hrs of home based therapy provided
    3. MNRI Camp: 30 hrs of MNRI treatment provided with six different therapists working 5 day 6 hrs
    4. MNRI Parent workshop; 16 hrs of education for implementing the parent guide
    5. MNRI courses : 11 courses for professional and parents to educate and learn hands on reflex training

    1. RPM : Rapid Prompting Method workshop (RPM)
    2. MAP Consultation: A Biomedical doctor will consult a child online
    3. Care for friend project : A project started by kids for kids using stencil board autistic individual communicates with a typical child.
    4. MethlyB12 shots : compounded injections provided by USA based pharmacy for India patients
    5. Conference: every year to bring awareness of various educational and biomedical treatments

WHEN

Thu Mar 01, 2018 - Sat Feb 29, 2020
10:00 AM - 06:30 PM  

WHERE

46 Harmon RoadEdison, NJ 08837

(40.5391,-74.32807)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Computer Science

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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