SAPLING TRUST FOUNDATION

Sapling Trust Foundation is a non-profit making organization that caters for people and children with special needs that have resulted from neuro-developmental disorders, injuries and diseases. It has been in operation since December 2010.

Therapy

 


SERVICES PROVIDED
* Educational Assessment and individualized education program
* Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration Therapy
* Physiotherapy
* Nutrition advice
* Speech and language therapy
* Braille
* Remedial Teaching
* Extra curriculum activities e.g. swimming, music, art and craft, rabbit keeping
* Parents support group
* Counseling

OTHER SERVICES:
Our Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy departments also cater for
* Stroke rehabilitation
* Low back pain
* Post Fracture and Dislocation management
* Rheumatoid Arthritis
* Osteoarthritis
* Post Meningitis Management
* Club foot (CTEV) correction
* Genu varum/valgas
* Erbs Palsy with Splinting,etc

PHYSIOTHERAPY
It is the art and science of physical care and rehabilitation. The main aim is to maintain and restore the maximum movement and functional ability throughout the life span. In Physiotherapy we deal with Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with physical disorders and ability.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Occupational therapy is a health profession with a goal to help people achieve independence, meaning and satisfaction in all aspects of their lives. An occupational therapist engages in evaluation and management of problems interfering with the occupational and /or school performance.

SENSORY INTEGRATION THERAPY
This is the process of registering, organizing, processing and interpreting sensory stimulus in the brain in order to elicit an adaptive response making it possible to use the body effectively within the environment.

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY
This is for persons with speech and language disorders. A speech disorder is where a person has a problem with the actual production of sounds, whereas a language disorder refers to a difficulty understanding or putting words together to communicate ideas. Therapy is provided on an individual basis but also as support for individual families, support groups and providing information for the general public.

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Literacy, numeracy, communication and life skills provide the core of our curriculum which is further enhanced by a broad spread of other subjects. The key to our success is our ability to assess the specific academic and social needs of student before entry. Each student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) is developed in consultation with teachers, parents and therapists. This provides the frame work for learning. Progress is constantly monitored and full terms reports are produced for guidance and reference.
Small class sizes allow for individual attention in a friendly, caring community. Qualified and experienced teachers provide a stimulating, relevant and challenging educational environment.

CO-CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES:
Swimming, art and music lessons are provided to enhance student's confidence, talents and physical power.

VOCATIONAL SKILLS
Beading, Carpentry and Rabbit keeping skills are provided.