Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR

by Fundacion Grupo Puntacana
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Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR
Improving lives of 3,000 disabled children in DR

Project Report | Mar 3, 2024
Pursuing a highly trained staff

By Margarita Pilier | Project Coordinator

 Dear donor, please receive a warm greeting. We are writing to express our deepest gratitude for your donation, contributions from donors like you provide the financial and moral support needed to accomplish our mission of providing a quality health center to the disabled children of the deprived communities of the La Altagracia province.  

We truly appreciate your support !

To date the neurodevelopmental disorders treated in the center are: autism, behavioral disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders associated with medical condition (epilepsy, malnutrition and genetics), psychomotor retardation, cerebral palsy, learning disorder, emotional and/or mental disorders, intellectual disability, communication disorders, etc.

The center offers a welcoming and comprehensive space, with specialists highly trained, who incorporate the family into the treatment planning for these children, with the purpose of improve their living conditions and their level of social inclusion:

The areas with the highest flow of patients are:  Early Care Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Rehabilitation and Speech Therapy.

The most common medical cases are autism, cerebral palsy, psychomotor retardation, phonological disorders, neurodevelopmental disorder

 Services available from 8 am. at 4 pm. from Monday to Friday:

  • Evaluation and Follow-up:  Pediatrics, psychiatry and nutrition.  Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology.  Physiatry.  Audiometry.  Video-electroencephalogram. 
  • Psychometric Evaluations:  Neuropsychological, Language,  Personality, Neurodevelopmental Profile, Intelligence, Motor skills,  Psychiatric,  Family and Couple Well-being. 
  • Therapeutic Intervention Programs in:  Early Attention (Psychomotricity, Sensory Regulation, Social Interaction, etc). Speech Therapy (Receptive, Expressive, Motor, Fluency, Pragmatic Language Disorder, etc.) Family and Couples Intervention,  Neurocognitive Intervention (Memory, Attention, Perception, Visuospatial Processes, Reasoning, Planning, Self-regulation)

Following the guidelines of our strategic management, we recently hosted two workshops taught by renowned specialists, in which the staff of the center had the opportunity to learn about scientific news on autism and neurodevelopment

 Please see the pictures attached to this report

There are still many needs to meet in terms of equipment; for example 1 electric treadmill for physical therapy, 1 medical software for the comprehensive management of the center, 2 pediatric sphygmomanometer, 1 stethoscope, 3 compact oximeter for children, 1 spirometer,  2 Kit sensitivity 6 monofilament., 1 adipometer , 1 reflex hammer kit,  4 office filing cabinets , enhancement of the staff training program, supplies

Given that it is the only center of its kind in the entire eastern region of the country and the demand of the population has been increasing, we hope to expand the facilities of the center in the near future.

We look forward to continue partnering with you in order to get these goals together

 We will keep you informed about the progress of the project. If you have any comment, advice or question, please feel free to direct them to us and we will answer as best we can.

There is no way to fully express our gratitude for your support

Best wishes,

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Fundacion Grupo Puntacana

Location: Santo Domingo, no applicable - Dominican Republic
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Twitter: @FundacionGPC
Project Leader:
Margarita Pilier
Santo Domingo , no applicable Dominican Republic

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