A Unique platform to empower parents and trainers working with autism

A 3-city seminar on Autism where internationally acclaimed doctors will address parents and trainers

MUMBAI, INDIA – November 6, 2015 – SAI Connections, an autism treatment centre based in Mumbai, today announced that its conducting a 2-day seminar on finding the missing pieces of autism in December across three cities – Mumbai, Bengaluru and New Delhi. Internationally renowned autism consultants – Dr. Rachelle Sheely and Dr. Steven Gutstein from USA, and Mrs. Kamini Lakhani from India – will help parents to feel empowered to understand their child better and become experts in their child’s life. The seminar will be conducted on following dates – Mumbai on December 5 and 6, 2015, Bengaluru on December 9 and 10, 2015 and Delhi on December 12 and 13, 2015

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a brain disorder that limits a person’s ability to communicate and relate to other people. The limitations are visible in social interactions, verbal and non-verbal communication and intrinsic motivation. Restricted and repetitive behavior is part of the behavior of an individual on autism spectrum. PDD-NOS and Asperger’s Syndrome are classified under ASD. While some characteristics may be milder, others could be more severe.

Ms Kamini Lakhani, Founder & Certified Trainer at SAI Connections said, “When a child is diagnosed with autism, the most difficult experience is for parents. For them, handling autism is challenging and exhausting. They try everything to reduce robotic and aggressive behavior (also known as meltdowns) in their children, while working on improving their communication, academics, social interactions and skills to land a job. However, many families and professionals, despite working really hard and carrying out a lot of steps, don’t see encouraging results. They still feel like something is missing. To overcome this, the core deficits of autism, like motivation, awareness, thinking and problem-solving need to be addressed.

These 2-day workshops are aimed at addressing these concerns of parents. Parents and professionals will interact with consultants who have spent over 20 years studying autism. They will  get answers to pressing questions specific to their challenges not only from the speakers but also from  fellow parents of children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Parents and professionals will be empowered to a child better and vice versa. They also will get updated on the latest provenly effective practices from around the world. This workshop will spread awareness about autism and other learning disabilities, along with enabling parents and professionals to find the missing pieces of the autism puzzle.

For more details, please contact Vishal Kataria 9819027660

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About SAI Connections

SAI Connections is a Mumbai based autism awareness and training centre constantly working towards empowering individuals with autism spectrum disorder to live more purposeful and fulfilling lives. SAI Connections also empowers parents and siblings of affected individuals to enjoy more wholesome family lives. For over a decade, SAI Connections has helped parents understand what autism is, and provided high quality international education to children and individuals on the autism spectrum. SAI Connections also conducts training programs for parents and families of affected children to understand the child better and help him/her progress accordingly. SAI Connections treats autism spectrum disorder (and all its forms like Asperger’s Syndrome, PDD-NOS and more) by remediating the core deficits and co-occurring conditions accompanying autism. please visit  www.saiconnections.com


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