SPRINTCharities & Support Groups
SPRINT acts as a referral service and information source for English-speaking families with children who have special educational needs. It also provides a network of connections and information for English-speaking and bilingual professionals.
S.P.R.I.N.T., a non-profit organization founded in 1986, is a network of English-speaking and bilingual professionals working with Anglophone children with special needs. It acts as a referral service and information source for English-speaking families with children who have special educational needs. S.P.R.I.N.T also educates the international and bilingual schools about special needs and helps teaching staff to better meet children’s specific needs in the classroom.
The team is composed of:
- Clinical Psychologists
- Educational Psychologists
- Family Therapists
- Speech and Language Pathologists
- Learning Disability Specialists
- Special Educators and Tutors
- Occupational Therapists
- Social Workers
- Art/Music Therapists
- Alternative Therapists
S.P.A.N., the S.P.R.I.N.T. Parents’ Action Network, was reborn under the wings of KidJam Association in 2014 to encourage more support and communication between parents dealing with children with developmental difficulties. This group also creates a link between parents and professionals, with S.P.A.N. regularly inviting professionals to share their input during meetings. The support group meets monthly.
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Or send email to Valerie Beatson, parent liaison for S.P.A.N./S.P.R.I.N.T. : [email protected]
S.P.R.I.N.T. members are listed on the S.P.R.I.N.T. site where you can find a qualified professional to answer your questions. It is S.P.R.I.N.T.’s goal to help families with special-needs children find appropriate educational, medical, and therapeutic services.
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