Autism, project kicks off in Rome to help children, families and professionals

Helping autistic children to emerge from isolation, families and educators to manage communication and referring doctors to acquire skills that will be useful to thousands of patients. A highly specialized treatment created thanks to the project conceived by ReTe Onlus, with the collaboration of the Casa di Cura San Giuseppe – Don Guanella and the Roma Foundation. The project, “Autism on the Net”, which will be presented to families on 12 September, is aimed at economically and socially vulnerable subjects and sees the involvement, in the capital, of 45 users, 9 families, 36 school workers and 20 professionals sector. Teachers, caregivers, doctors, psychologists, speech therapists, neuropsychomotor therapists, professional educators, social workers, psychiatric rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapists take turns to provide assistance to young patients at the Roman headquarters of the Don Guanella congregation, in via Aurelia Antica.

Therapies, early diagnoses and training for a highly qualified project. The initiative will last 12 months. A year in which three weekly therapies will be offered in workshops designed to encourage the communicative environment. The integrated approach also involves observation of the patient in the school environment, the involvement of families and specialist courses for sector operators to respond to the lack of highly qualified personnel in the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Syndrome.