Early Intervention Program birth to 5 years old
If you’re concerned that your child may have a developmental delay or learning and attention issues, consider our Early Intervention Program (EIP). The Mind Institute’s interdisciplinary Early Intervention Program (EIP) provides early identification, evaluation and intervention for children up to the age of 5 years old and is available in English, Arabic and French. Our team includes a Pediatric Speech Therapist, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Pediatric Psychologist, Behavior Therapist, Play Therapist, Dance Therapist and Early Childhood Education specialists who combine play-based approaches with proven behavioral methods in a mixture of structured and semi-structured activities. Your child will receive a customized, comprehensive and coordinated program, tailored to his/her needs to ensure that their social, communication and language, cognitive, self-help and fine/ gross motor developmental milestones are attained and achieved. Our program includes professionals who oversee your child’s progress, modify the program as necessary and respect the parents’ role.
Tri-lingual Daily Program for children up to 18 years old
Our Special Education Program and related services will be running as morning and afternoon sessions, catering for children of all school ages. The program will be available in English, Arabic and French and will offer children with learning disabilities and other learning challenges a wide range of intensive, individualized interventions designed to remediate learning challenges. The needs of your child are met through a multi-disciplinary team involving special educators, therapists and support staff. In addition to a learning difficulty, the program is also designed for children who may have a physical disability, sensory impairment and autism or language and communication difficulty.
Our team will demystify your child’s learning challenges and will stimulate awareness of your child’s strengths, so he or she can use utilize those strengths to their best advantage to overcome or compensate for areas of weakness.
Our therapists will create and implement an individualized treatment plan that will meet the unique needs of your child, which will include a diverse set of services; including speech therapy, occupational therapy, play therapy, dance therapy and psychological counseling if needed.
Our Integration Program is directed towards children and adolescents who
experience difficulties in achieving their developmental milestones in Early Childhood Care Centers and Grade Schools, promoting the right of all children to live in an inclusive society. What ever the needs of your child are, and no matter how complicated you believe your situation is, Mind Institute can help.
Every child has the ability to learn, but the way each child learns and how much knowledge he/she can absorb will vary from one child to the other. Mind Institute can provide you and your child with the support and encouragement needed to help your child build a strong sense of self confidence and a solid foundation for life long success. We find the way to help your child “help them-self”. How do we do that? We give your child specific tools to work through the challenges of everyday life. Step by step your child will become stronger, more focused and resilient. Step by step, your child will understand Self Awareness, Emotional Awareness, Self Confidence, Self Regulation, Self Control, Adaptability, Empathy, Social Skills, Innovation, Trustworthiness..
Through our professional multidisciplinary team, and by having access to a combination of highly qualified Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical therapists, Pediatric Psychologists and Special Educators all under one roof, all working together to achieve the goal, we can develop a plan tailored especially for your child’s needs. We begin by helping you understand your child’s’ needs; is your child a Visual Learner? is your child an Auditory Learner? is your child a Kinesthetic Learner? We also address your child’s environment at school. We work with the school and the teacher to ensure that your child is getting the maximum benefits possible, paving the way for “Emotional Intelligence”. Through our pediatric specialists we develop a “specific strategy” for your child, to help him/her succeed and achieve at school. We ensure the success of our scheme by offering your child a Shadow Teacher, who will be uniquely trained to implement the program that was specifically tailored to your child’s needs.
Through our professional staff at Mind Institute, and by liaising with our sister school Little Academy Nursery and other grade schools in Qatar, we will create the perfect setting for your child to flourish and develop crucial skills needed for school enrollment across all levels, social, behavioral as well as pre-academic. We will work hand in hand with you and your child to promote your child’s well being. We now know that children with difficulties can gain significantly from the language and social skills they observe in their typically-developing peers. Children will develop positive social/emotional skills, acquire, and use early language/communication and early literacy skills and learn the use of appropriate behaviors to meet their own needs; become adaptive, and learn self-help skills.
We at Mind Institute understand a variety of Learning Difficulties and Disabilities. We know how to handle them. We offer the professional service of assigning the right shadow teacher to your child, who together with our multidisciplinary team, will provide the guide and support your child needs to excel at school. we will help your child function independently and successfully in a regular school environment. Our Shadow Teacher will be like a personal coach, intervening only when necessary. Our teachers are trained to enable your child to access the curriculum, participate in the classroom and become integrated into the mainstream environment. This service will make a significant difference in your child’s performance at school as it will allow him/her to receive the individualized attention they need to understand the lesson, participate in discussion, and attain the social skills to make and keep friends.