Current programs for E-Learning
E-Learning Program in South Africa
Els for Autism
has established its first e-learning program at the Ernie Els Centre for Autism
in South Africa. The Centre is totally focused on e-learning and provides FREE
access to the well researched, highly effective web-based learning and
development program in conjunction with one-on-one guidance from a trained professional.
A new study concludes that less than
11% of children with autism in South Africa are currently receiving any
beneficial intervention strategies.
The software treatment program is licensed
from US based RETHINK AUTISM. It is designed for parents and professionals and
offers a comprehensive curriculum, individualized assessment tools, staff and
parent training modules, data tracking/progress reporting and ongoing
professional support options.
strengths, weaknesses’ and developmental stages are entered into the RETHINK
program that personalizes an intervention strategy for the child. The attending
educator will then ensure that the parent fully understands the intervention
strategy he/she must follow with their child until their next session in the
Els Learning Centre.
When the parent
returns for the next session, the program will provide a questionnaire to
establish the improvement in the child’s skills, whether the child can move on
to the next stage of the required developmental path, or if the expected
results have not been obtained in the interim period, an alternative approach