Wezesha Topics

The Wezesha training includes the following topics:

  • Introduction about the programme
  • Our child: acceptance, evaluating the child, developmental milestones, types of disabilities, causes
  • Positioning and moving: explore different positions, handling, massage, and stretching
  • Eating and drinking, diet intervention
  • Communication
  • Play and early stimulation including toymaking
  • Every day activities: ADL’s, lifting, carrying, and managing seizures
  • Uniting our voices: rights of children with disabilities, focus on health and education, advocacy
  • Our community: community solutions, awareness creation
  • Next steps: value of networking, linking to other services, practicalities of running support groups,  monitoring the progress, and preparing for adulthood