Caregiver Skills Training (CST)

Empowering caregivers of children with developmental delays through practical skills and support.


Our Caregiver Skills Training program is designed to support and empower caregivers of children aged 2-7 years with developmental delays or disabilities. Through a combination of virtual group workshops and in-person coaching sessions, caregivers will learn strategies to enhance their child’s communication, social skills, and behavior in everyday activities.

Program Details:

  • Start Date: Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • End Date: Thursday, August 29, 2024
  • Ages: 2-7 years
  • Duration: 9-week program
  • Frequency: Weekly virtual group workshops and three in-person coaching sessions
  • Time: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Format: Virtual group sessions and in-person home visits
  • Location: Virtual workshops and in family homes
  • Language: For the time being, all sessions will be conducted in English

Eligibility:

  • Caregivers of children aged 2-7 years and 11 months with suspected or diagnosed ASD or other neurodevelopmental conditions. You do NOT need a diagnosis for this program.
  • Primary caregiver (parent, grandparent, or any adult over 18) must be able to attend all relevant sessions.
  • Willing to actively participate during sessions (camera on, participation in discussions).

What to Expect:

Caregivers will engage in virtual group sessions to learn how to use everyday play and home activities to improve their children’s communication, social skills, and self-help abilities. In-person coaching sessions will provide personalized support in the family’s home environment. The program aims to increase shared engagement, improve social communication, and reduce challenging behaviors, ultimately decreasing parental stress.

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