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Through a family-centered approach, we address the specific needs of each child and the individuals in that child's world, so that we can help your child reach his or her ultimate potential through an evidence-based, individualized approach to pediatric therapy.
We are the most comprehensive and experienced service provider for children with learning, developmental, physical, cognitive, behavioural, emotional, learning, social, and communicational challenges. CKFTO specializes in pediatric assessment and direct treatment for children experiencing developmental, physical, cognitive, behavioural, emotional, learning, social, and communicational challenges, in a family focused, compassionate clinical setting. Disabilities affect most aspects of family and community life, so to complement our therapeutic interventions, we also provide support services to families and communities throughout the country. This inclusive approach is all encompassing, and allows CKFTO to treat the complete person and to help them realize their fullest potential.
The treatment of speech and communication disorders. The approach used varies depending on the disorder. It may include physical exercises to strengthen the muscles used in speech (oral-motor work), speech drills to improve clarity, or sound production practice to improve articulation.
Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.
ABA is an approach to understanding and changing behaviour. It offers a range of different strategies and techniques that can be used to teach people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) new skills and reduce difficult behaviour.
To provide affordable, professional and empathetic therapeutic services to children ages birth to twenty-one with special needs; to provide support and empowerment to families of children with special needs and to educate and involve the community of Trinidad and Tobago in creating an open and caring society for all persons with special needs.
The CKFTO Count Me In® Puppet Show Is a disability awareness program. It is targeted to pre-school and primary school children to educate about their peers with disabilities and assist in efforts to implement programs of inclusion. It features seven endearing child size multicultural puppets that portray children with disabilities. These puppets have proven to be effective communicators in helping dispel fears, myths and misconceptions about people with disabilities.
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We are the foremost resource for pediatric therapy services in Trinidad and Tobago offering school based, community based and in house therapeutic solutions. Our Vision is to see that all people, regardless of their abilities, are given equal opportunities as valuable, innovative citizens playing an important role in creating a caring society.
is the use of particular activities as an aid to recuperation from physical or mental illness. Occupational therapy is the use of assessments and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations, of individuals, groups, or communities.
Child psychology is the study of subconscious and conscious childhood development. To determine if the child's behaviour is a symptom of a normal stage in development or a sign of an abnormality.
Music therapy is the use of music to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of a group or individual. It employs a variety of activities, such as listening to melodies, playing an instrument, drumming, writing songs, and guided imagery.
Occupational therapy is the therapeutic use of purposeful and meaningful activities to promote health and wellness. Occupational therapy at CKFTO focuses on the promotion of fine motor, perceptual, cognitive and developmental skills in children with various levels of special needs and learning differences. Through a family-centered approach, we address the specific needs of each child and the individuals in that child's world.
Our mission is to provide affordable, professional and empathetic therapeutic services to children ages birth to twenty-one with special needs. Caribbean Kids and Families Therapy Organization (CKFTO) is a registered non-profit organization formed in 2008.
Location: #19 Vidale St, St. James, Trinidad W.I. | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: +1(868) 628-3268