The early intervention program was developed by Dr. Prathibha Karanth, a pioneer in the field of speech-language pathology in India with over 40 years of experience. It started in November 2000 with one unit in Bangalore and quickly spread to six units in three cities by June 2003. It has been serving thousands of children ever since. The program grew out of concern for the increasing number of children identified with developmental language disorders/autism spectrum disoders and the near total lack of early intervention/therapy facilities available in India... Learn more...
The theoretical framework of the Com DEALL program is that neurogenic communication disorders are the result of subtle neurological issues which cause several processing as well as motor executive dysfunctions in the growing child. The communication, social, behavioral and cognitive differences are seen as a consequence of sensory motor deficits rather than a core deficit. Learn more...
The Communication DEALL (Developmental Eclectic Approach to Language Learning) is an early intervention program for children with developmental language disorders such as,
> Pervasive Developmental Disorder
> Autism Spectrum Disorder
> Specific Language Impairment
> Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia
The individualized therapy program provides motor, social, emotional, cognitive and communication training. The DEALL program provides intensive stimulation (3 hours/day, 5 days/week, over an academic year) by a team of speech language pathologists, occupational therapists / physiotherapists, developmental psychologists/educators with 1:4 staff to student ratio.