Kotha is the therapy section of Civil School Bangladesh. It provides children with Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) and Occupational Therapy (OT). The goal of Kotha is to ensure scientific, structured, and results-oriented therapy intervention strategies and practices for children’s smooth transition to formal schooling. It performs clinical assessments to identify children’s present situation related to communication and occupation. You can visit us if your child has trouble understanding what people say and being understood by others and/or participating in daily activities. Therapists of Kotha provide life-changing therapy, support, and care for children who have difficulties with communication and daily activities by developing and implementing appropriate plans for children’s speech and language development and participating in everyday activities.
- An in-depth assessment of the child’s overall development by an Early Childhood Development and Education expert following adapted ‘Developmental Checklists Birth to Five,’ (2006), The CNY Early Childhood Direction Center, Syracuse University, USA. (Free of cost).
- Assessment of the child’s needs related to speech and language development by an experienced Clinical Speech and Language Therapist through a scientific and performance-based speech and language Assessment Session.
- Execution of Daily Intervention Sessions through Joyful and performance-based learning and development activities and exercise according to the structured FLIF (Five Level Intervention Framework) goals. Kotha Team developed FLIF based on the Early Intervention Guidelines of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Categories of Auditory Performance (CAP) by Archbold, S., Lutman, M. E., & Marshall, D. H.; and The Receptive-Expressive Emergent Language (REEL) by Bzoch, K. R., & League, R.
- Implementing FLIF (Five Level Intervention Framework) goals in four areas (Receptive, Expressive, Speech, and Cognition) of Speech and Language Development and using a wide range of learning materials and therapy equipment based on the child’s needs.
Progress, Reporting and Outcome
- Guardian’s hands-on skill development in the therapy sessions and delivery of Daily Intervention Plan (DIP) digitally to ensure family members’ structured and scientific involvement in the child’s development.
- Progress Record keeping of the child’s development based on the FLIF (Five Level Intervention Framework) goals so that the authority can report the scales (not yet emerging/ emerging/ inconsistent use/ mastered) to the guardian regarding the achievement of goal/s and levels
- Smooth transition to preschool or school grades based on achieving FLIF (Five Level Intervention Framework) goals.
• Admission is open for all kids. Getting admission depends on the availability of seats. ‘First come first serve’ policy followed for admitting kids.
• No admission fees is applicable for the students of Civil School Bangladesh and the kids of ChildCheer Daycare.
• A provision of discount on Admission Fees for the kids who participate, simultaneously or just after completion of the therapy program at Kotha, in Preschool/School grade at Civil School Bangladesh or ChildCheer Daycare service.
Required documents for admission:
• Recent Photograph of Child, Mother, and Father or Legal guardian in absence of parents (Two copies of each).
• Photocopy of the Birth Certificate of the child.
• Photocopy of National ID card of Mother and Father or Legal guardian in absence of parents.