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Centre Reiterates Commitment To Support Children With Special Needs

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Dewdrops Community Centre for Special Needs has reiterated its commitment to providing quality education for children with special needs to ensure that no child is left behind in terms of quality education in the country.

In her address at the 2nd anniversary of the organisation/family funfair, a platform for fun, “inclusive” interaction and discovery, to create awareness about autism the programme director of the organisation Mrs Lola Aneke, stressed that early intervention and therapy can help kids develop skills and achieve their potentials.

Aneke who also doubles as the CEO of CADET Academy noted that therapy tailored to each child’s individual needs may include behavioral, educational, speech, and occupational therapies.

She lamented that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can struggle with focus, attention, transitions, organisation, memory, time management, emotional control and frustration hence, the role of special needs school cannot be overemphasised to ensure quality development.

‘’The Dewdrops Community Centre is indeed an encompassing initiative committed to bridging knowledge gaps through non stop advocacy and education to address the lack of treatment in Nigeria. We are also focus to lessen the sufferings of many parents and special needs children in Nigeria,” she said.

She urged parents to shun any form of stigmatisation and brazen up to seek for assistance instead of locking up the child at home.


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