More Than Words

Project Summary

The proposed programme, More Than Words® – The Hanen Programme® for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder was introduced by The Hanen Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the year 2000.  This project has been supported by The Maria Holder Memorial Trust for the last four years and continues to grow with families with children with Autism seeking assistance through the More Than Words programme to find tools and mechanisms to effectively deal with their children.  The programme is delivered by Ms. Sue McMillan, a Speech Language Pathologist with over twenty three years’ experience in clinical practice in this field. The More Than Words programme will run over a period of nine months for the three years and will provide training to a total of eight families for a total of twenty four families in a three programme cycle.

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