by Leaders Project | Feb 9, 2017
This course, Cleft Palate Speech and Feeding, is a 5-day program that intends to provide speech-language pathologists and parents of children with cleft palate with essential strategies and information to maximize their ability to improve speech in children with cleft palate. This course forms part of the Smile Train initiative to provide exhaustive treatment after surgery to optimize the quality of live of patients.
by Leaders Project | Mar 1, 2015
This is a video in Amharic, to provide guidance on creating social stories similar to those created by Carol Grey.
by Kristin | Jun 11, 2014 | This year Catherine Crowley and her team accompanied Healing the Children surgical mission to Neiva, Columbia. Healing the children is not a typical cleft palate repair mission. Traditionally, a cleft palate team would travel to a developing country and do many dozens...
by Leaders Project | Apr 15, 2014
This video describes the steps needed for bags that children in Ghana with intellectual disabilities and autism create: from buying the needed materials; creating patterns; cutting, ironing, and sewing; stamping the bags to identify where the bags were made; and tagging the bags so the student who created the bag and the teacher who gave support are identified.
by Leaders Project | Feb 7, 2014
This pamphlet offers several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) strategies that have been adapted for people with communication disabilities in Ghana, and have been implemented successfully there and in other countries in Africa to facilitate their participation at home, in school and in the community.