Distance Education Program (Elluminate Live system)
Who is it aimed at?
The program is aimed at professionals working with people with different abilities (autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy or developmental delay) and for the families of people with different abilities. For now the program is limited to participants from Spanish speaking countries.
What does it include?
- The program is based on a series of lectures and Q&A sessions conducted on the Elluminate Live system (live video and audio streaming over internet).
- An Elluminate Live session is held every month.
- Participants choose the topics by surveys.
- The lectures are given by CASP Specialists and our International Consultants.
- The Distance Education Program through the Elluminate Live system is part of the research "Development and Evaluation of an on-line system to support the dissemination of the developmental disabilities programs of Centro Ann Sullivan del Peru" supported by the National Institute of Health (NIH) of the United States and the University of Iowa. Research Results (in Spanish).
Why is the program unique?
- We currently have an average attendance of 1,000 participants in each Elluminate Live session.
- Since the program began in April 2008, we have had over 10,000 participants in over 59 cities of Peru and other countries like Ecuador, Brazil, Bolivia, Guatemala, Argentina, Panama, Mexico, Germany and the United States.
- To make the program possible, CASP identifies leaders who wish to make a difference in the lives of people with different abilities in their communities by becoming CASP Facilitators.
- List of CASP Facilitators (Peru).
- List of CASP Facilitators (International).