Hanen Program for Parents of Children with ASD


We will be offering The Hanen Program for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The More Than Words Program was designed for parents of children ages 5 and under on the Autism Spectrum and with other social communication difficulties. This program empowers parents to learn how to improve social communication and back and fourth interactions, develop play skills, and improve the ability to imitate. You’ll discover how to take everyday activities and use them to improve his/her language, while having fun!

What Parents Learn:

  • What motivates your child to communicate
  • How to use your knowledge about your child to set appropriate and realistic goals
  • How to make interactions with your child last longer
  • Tips for using pictures and print to help your child’s understanding
  • Strategies to increase language comprehension
  • How to develop your child’s play skills
  • Ways to help your child make friends

What It Offers:

  • A consultation for you and your child before the program begins
  • A nine week long series or classes for small groups of parents
  • 3 individual visits with you and your child to practice with your SLP

Please attend one orientation session if interested. Orientation’s are May 14th at 6:00 PM or July 20th at 10 AM.

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