The countdown to the end of the year has started, and we want to take advantage of these special dates to thank you for this 2016 full of experiences and learning with you. The 2016 has been a year in which we have walked through our main objective, to offer our children the greatest and the best possible care and clinical intervention.
As each new academic year, Planeta Imaginario Foundation stats its training period for internship students from several universities that currently collaborate with the Foundation.
The students have the opportunity to take part in sessions with the different children that we work with (making observations, doing some material or observational records, as well as other tasks related to the ABA methodology), ...
The Planeta Imaginario Foundation will hold a free webinar on September 9 at 3:00 p.m. carried out by the clinical director, Víctor Rodríguez,
Within the webinar we will discuss, among other topics of general interest on autism, the use of leisure in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Planeta Imaginario Foundation will impart the International Workshop on "Effective Teaching in ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), Language, Play and Socialization" on September 18-19.
Due to the training, the Planeta Imaginario Foundation will travel to Argentina, in particular, to Santa Fe. The training will be conducted by Victor Rodriguez, Director of "UCLA Young Autism" in Barcelona.
With our first iSecuencias’ proposal, that has exceeded the 300,000 downloads Worldwide, and now with AbaPlanet, Planeta Imaginario Appps intends to advance in the world of new technologies applied to learning of children with Pervasive Developmental Disorder and to look for synergies and exchanges of information with specialized centres.
Planeta Imaginario Apps bets hard for his latest app AbaPlanet and expands its implementation in three new centres of Special Education in the Spanish territory.
We are delighted to present the new partnerships established with different centres of Barcelona, specifically Escola Fàsia and Autisme Gurú Private Foundation and at national level with Aula TEA ICT from the Development Autism Association in Albacete.
This next weekend, Planeta Imaginario Foundation moves to Italy to take part in the training focused on the ABA methodology.
Basic training in the ABA Intervention Model.
The Foundation thus makes the third course abroad this year 2016 , this time we move to Chieti Scalo.
The course is organized by the Università degli Studi di Chieti (Ud'A).
Planeta Imaginario Foundation, through our Social Project assisting other entities, collaborates with the social company Dinamiks Education Leisure and Sport in the BTTEA Project, that has the aim of bringing sports to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder through bicicles.
Since October and until June, staff from Planeta Imaginario Foundation together with staff from Dinamiks, work to increase Self-care Skills of a group of children with ASD, with the goal of increasing their psychomotor activity, encouraging their social skills and of course learning and enjoying riding a bicycle.
The training department of Planeta Imaginario Foundation closes the year 2015 with a very positive balance with the training activities developed during last year, focused in ABA methodology for children with autism.
During the last year there have been a total number of 15 workshops in cities as Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Malaga, Ibiza and others abroad like Argentina, United States or Chile. Concurrently, Planeta Imaginario Training has stablished agreements with universities as the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the International University of Catalonia and the University of Seville.
Planeta Imaginario Foundation took part in the Conference about Autism Spectrum Disorder organized by Psicocat Orientació organization from Martorell and in collaboration with ASSOTEA and l'Ajutament de Martorell.
Lots of reference professionals from the ASD field attended the event, such as Berta Salvado (Neuropsychologist and Director of COADI), Jose Manuel Segundo (Psychologist and Training Director of Specialistern), as well as CIEL center, represented by Dr. Gladys Williams’ team. The two-day conference ended with Víctor Rodríguez, Director of Planeta Imaginario Foundation, who made an introduction to theoretical and practical bases in language development and socialization for kids with autism.
The aim of this conference was giving a general vision about Autism Spectrum Disorder, detection, diagnose orientation and intervention.
Planeta Imaginario Foundation took a new training program in the USA, at the Lovaas Institute of Minnesota. Víctor Rodríguez, Foundation’s Director, visited the center, managed by Eric Larsson, President with Honours of the Planeta Imaginario Foundation and CEO at Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention.
As every year, the Foundation gets updated by doing training with Eric Larsson’s team, with the goal of updating ABA procedures we use. It is a pleasure knowing we have the opportunity of being trained by the main reference center in the world.
Concurrently, Planeta Imaginario Foundation was invited to take part at “Autism Law Summit” organized by Autism Speak. This event had the aim of spreading the need to make legal changes that promote grants on ABA treatments for kids with ASD.