Communication Connection Christmas Camp 2016


Bringing together Music, Speech and Occpational Therapy to improve Communication, Learning and Social Skills.

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One-Day Parent/Caregiver Workshop


One-Day Parent/Caregiver Workshops: Puberty, Sex and Sexuality for Parents of Children with Disabilities.

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Alert Theraputic Camp


Join our Alert Theraputic Camp.

For more information, click to download the Alert Theraputic Camp [PDF]

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Teacher Training Workshop 2015

A two day inspirational workshop intergrating evidence based strategies for accommodating students within obstacles in learning.

For more information, click to download the Teacher Training Workshop Flyer.

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CKFTO discusses Allied Heath careers at Digicel Foundation's Lecture Series

CKFTO's Maya Chriqui and Latasha Winford were the feature speakers at Digicel Foundation's Lecture Series. They presented the fields of Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy and allied health, as career options to over 160 secondary school students from 4 schools.

For more information, click to download the Newspaper article.

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Spanish Embassy's Cultural Benefit Concert

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago 5th Annual Spanish Christmas Concert, was held in support of the Caribbean Kids and Families Therapy Organisation (CKFTO) and the National Centre for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD), which together have collaborated to create the Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities Awareness Campaign (SIPD).

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Communication Connection Christmas Camp

Join our Communication Connection Christmas Camp.

For more information, click to download the Communication Connection Christmas Camp flyer[PDF]

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CKFTO & NCPD Break Down The Wall for Disability Awareness

NCPD and CKFTO with the gracious sponsorship of Repsol, launched the second phase of the awareness campaign, "Open Your Mind: Discover the Ability in Disability", with an official ceremony held at the President's Grounds, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The highlight of the event was the ceremonious breaking down of the symbolic wall barring inclusion for all persons with disabilities in Trinidad and Tobago.

For more information, click to download the CKFTO & NCPD Break Down The Wall for Disability Awareness Advertorial.[PDF]

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Tobago Teacher Training

Thanks to the Digicel Foundation CKFTO who hosted our two day Teacher Training Workshop in Tobago July 14 and 15. Forty one educators attended the Workshop "Supporting Teachers of Children with Therapeutic Needs in Schools II" which addressed evidence based Strategies for Accommodating Students with Obstacles in Learning.

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CKFTO Disability Simulations

This sensitization exercise is designed for everyday people to experience how a person with a disability feels. In May and June, as part of our Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities Campaign, we visited staff at the offices of our sponsor Repsol. There was enthusiastic participation and successful disability awareness. Well done team Repsol! Discover the Ability in Disability!

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Valdez and Tory International Ltd. celebrates United Way National Day of Caring by a fun picnic in the park!

Come out and see the CKFTO Count Me In® Puppet Show and lots of other fun activities!

For more information, click to download the:
United Way National Day Of Caring Advertising Flyer


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Welcome to our team Dr. Dyami Diaz, medical biostatistician and Kimberleigh Affonso-Smith, researcher

CKFTO is pleased to welcome to our team Dr. Dyami Diaz, medical biostatistician and Kimberleigh Affonso-Smith, researcher. We look forward to greater services for persons with disabilities in our country!

In the picture from left to right: Dr. Dayami Diaz-Medical Biostatistician,Krista Hamel Smith-General Manager, Kimberleigh Affonso-Smith- Researcher

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CKFTO's Fourth Annual Fundraiser at Jaffa on Sunday 25th May

Help defray the cost of therapy for children in need.

For more information, click to download the Fundraiser Flyer [PDF].

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Coming soon to schools across Trinidad and Tobago!

The CKFTO KIDS AGAINST BULLYING Puppet Program. Book your dates now for this primary school program that focuses on different types of bullying: physical, verbal and social/exclusion.

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CKFTO congratulates founding board member Dr. Natalie Dick

In celebration of Autism Awareness month, CKFTO congratulates founding board member Dr. Natalie Dick, advocate and specialist pediatrician, who represented Trinidad &Tobago at the 6th World Focus on Autism, at the 68th United Nations General Assembly, September 2013 in Manhattan, NY.

In this photo Mrs Ban Soon-Taek, wife of United Nations Secretary General , Mr Ban Ki-Moon; Her Excellency Reema Carmona, First Lady of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago; Dr Natalie Dick, Technical Advisor to Her Excellency — at Manhattan, New York, USA.

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What is a disability?

A disability may be defined as a condition which may restrict a person's mental, sensory and/or mobility functions to undertake and/or perform a task in the same way as a person who does not have a disability.

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