Progressive Behavior Consulting and the Corner Perk have teamed up to raise money for Lowcountry Autism Foundation. The Corner Perk has created a special blend of coffee called Jack's Roast. By purchasing a bag of Jack's Roast you are helping families obtain diagnostic evaluations for their child, parent support groups, community events, and ongoing support services! Check out this video about Jack's Roast https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0s4qmQvyzuI
Lowcountry Autism Foundation (LAF) is located on Hilton Head Island and helps to provide resources for children with autism and their families. All programs and resources are FREE and covered by LAF. Click here (http://www.lafinc.org/access-our-services/) to sign up and receive free programs and resources. Below is a list of the different resources and programs offered by LAF.
Family Support Services
This program provides families with multiple resources based on the specific diagnosis a child receives. The program features a one on one relationship with you and a LAF representative. LAF provides information, service coordination, and direct assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. The group meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6-8 in Summerville, SC, and childcare and refreshments are provided. For more information on this program click here http://www.lafinc.org/family-support-services/
Art therapy is a mental health profession that uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of individuals. The Art Therapy Program integrates the fields of human development, visual art, and the creative process with models of counseling and psychotherapy. Art therapy is provided with a standard of 10 hours. After the 10 hours the therapist will re-evaluate the child to see if additional sessions are necessary. For more information on this program click here http://www.lafinc.org/art-therapy-program/
These are just a few of the programs and resources available thru the Lowcountry Autism Foundation. For more information on LAF and the programs they offer click here http://www.lafinc.org
Matthew D'Antonio, PT, DPT