Lai Shiu On Tong Foundation
Funded by the Lai Shiu On Tong Foundation, “Let’s Talk” is a family-based project that aims to assist children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and their families. The project focuses on improving the communication and interaction between SEN children and their parents/primary caretakers by teaching them some tailor-made strategies, so that SEN children can receive support in their language development.
The project recruits two cohort of participants, and will benefit twenty SEN children who are aged 2 to 6 and their low-income families. The project will provide fourteen free sessions of child individual assessment and training and also training workshops for parents conducted by speech therapists, which enhances the communication and learning development in SEN children.
- To provide support for SEN children in low-income families, enhancing their language and social development through early intervention.
- To assist parents in enhancing parent-child interaction, strengthening children’s communication skills and acquiring home-based learning techniques through training led by professional speech therapists.
- To identify, provide early intervention and support for SEN children through evidence-based researches and assessments
Children who are aged 2-6, not acquired spoken language or only able to use short sentences; suspected Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), diagnosed or suspected language delay or with other developmental difficulties.
Nominated by the project’s collaborating organisations,
And fulfills one of the requirements below:
- His/her family is currently supported by the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme
- His/her family is given full/half grant in any of the assistance schemes offered by the Student Finance Office.