EARLY INTERVENTION

EARLY INTERVENTION

The Early Intervention program serves young children with VI aged from birth to 6. The program aims to assist parents or care givers at orphanages so that they know how to support children with VI to be developed as much as possible, especially to develop motor, self-help, social, and cognitive skills, depends on abilities of individual, therefore they can be inclusive into society in the future.

Teachers work with parents or care givers in various settings, depends on the target:

- Children with VI who live in a distance less than 30 Km: teachers work with them twice a week at the Center or Orphanage.

- Children with VI who live in a distance from 30 Km to 100 Km: teachers work with them at home or at the orphanage, 1 - 8 times a month, depends on the needs of individual.

- Children with VI who live in a distance more than 100 Km: two-week parent camp and intensive training for the children in summer, visiting family 1 - 6 times a year, and frequently contact through telephone or email.

- Children with VI aged from 5-6: kindergarten and pre-school classes at the Center everyday.