Fonemi Academy “Academia Fonemi”

Our mission at Fonemi Academy/“Academia Fonemi” is to transform the life of every child through a specialized, intensive and individualized program with the focus on the development of auditory processing skills, speech and language.

We have incorporated into a cutting edge program the cognitive, educational, communication, social and emotional skills to develop in each preschool child what they need to be able to integrate into society and succeed in school.

Specialized Programs:

Program for children with childhood apraxia of speech in groups of 2-4 children seen by a speech therapist and a teacher, supervised by a speech-language pathologist.

The curriculum includes:

  1. Tomatis® auditory therapy
  2. Specialized therapy for childhood apraxia of speech
  3. Oral Motor therapy
  4. Language and Speech therapy (comprehension, expression)
  5. Readiness for reading development
  6. Basic educational skills necessary for success in Kindergarten

Children 2 or 3 years - The goal of the program is the development of intelligible speech, appropriate language and educational skills essential for their age.

The curriculum includes:

  1. Tomatis® auditory therapy
  2. Specialized therapy for childhood apraxia of speech
  3. Oral Motor therapy
  4. Auditory sensory diet therapy
  5. Language and Speech therapy (comprehension, expression)
  6. Basic Educational Skills

Its benefits:

  • Children develop sounds and begin to use them in combinations of simple to complex wording, allowing them to start talking more clearly.
  • Parents are part of the therapy team for the child to generalize what they have learned at home.
  • Development of basic educational skills.
  • Parents report more rapid progress.
  • A significant percentage of children outgrow the diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech, depending on the age and the absence of other diagnosis.

Program for children with autism, nonverbal or limited communicological development and related disorders

Model one to one, intensive and individualized approach aiming to develop the skills that enable the child to attain, understand, learn and communicate effectively.

The program includes:

  • Development of communication through the exchange of cards with PECS
  • Development of social skills through the DIR model Floortime®
  • Development of linguistic precursors
  • Development of auditory processing by auditory therapy
  • Training for parents with "More than Words" Hanen® program

Its benefits:

  • Helps children to pay attention
  • Helps children imitate
  • Helps the children understand
  • Helps children to play with purpose
  • Helps children to play socially
  • Helps children to interact with others
  • Helps children to communicate not only to express a need, but the social aspect (pragmatic)

Advanced Program for children with typical or average development in groups of 5 children seen by a speech therapist and a teacher, supervised by a speech-language pathologist.

Preschoolers - The objective of the program is to prepare the child for learning excellence in Kindergarten.

The advanced curriculum includes the development of the following skills:

  • Good Vocabulary
  • Narrative
  • Instructions comprehension
  • Concepts
  • Fine Motor
  • Visual motor processing
  • Auditory reasoning
  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Reading readiness
  • Writing
  • Mathematical Concepts
  • English (ESL)
  • Tomatis® auditory therapy

Its benefits:

  • Optimal vocabulary development
  • Optimal development of narrative
  • Optimal development of attention and listening skills
  • Entrance to Kindergarten with reading and writing readiness
  • Entrance to Kindergarten with English readiness

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