Your children will start to develop at a very young age both physically and emotionally. It is always good to keep track of how they grow and at what pace. When you pay attention to your child, you will be able to tell early on whether he or she is having any difficulty with learning languages, speech, or hearing.
As a parent, it is essential that you take your child to a pediatrician on a regular basis to make sure they receive the medical care required.
In this article, we will be explaining the various stages of development that children undergo between zero to five years of age.
In the first three months, your baby will begin to make cooing sounds, and according to their needs, these sounds change... Read More
All of us love to care for and coddle our children from a very young age. As mothers and fathers, you will be able to notice the slightest change in a child’s behavior. This means that if your daughter or son shows small signs of change either physical or emotional, you must act quickly and make sure that he or she gets the best treatment available.
That said, it is important to understand that children develop and grow at their own pace. Your child showing a little sign of delay doesn’t mean that he or she is experiencing any condition to be worried about.
Children learn various skills from the age range of 12 to 18 months... Read More
If any of your loved one suffers from a problem related to hearing, speech or eating, it is very common to feel overwhelmed.
However, it is important to understand that not all children are alike. Each child learns and grows at a different pace, and some require special attention.
In any case, If you are visiting an audiologist or a speech-language therapist for the first time, you may want to keep the following pointers in mind so that everything goes smoothly:
Things to keep in mind before seeing the therapist
Write Down Any Questions You May Want to Ask the Therapist: There may be many points which you want to discuss with your therapist, and you may end up not remembering them all. Therefore, it is best if you write down the things you want to talk to the therapist about beforehand.
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If your child has been diagnosed with a learning disability, it is not the end of the world. There is still a lot you can do to help him or her live the best life possible.
In fact, cases abound where disabled children grew up to become more successful than the supposedly able persons.
So, this post won’t be dwelling on what learning disabilities in children is. Rather, we will be sharing some little tips that can help you become a better caregiver or parents so that you can help your child to live a happy and fulfilling life. Read on:
Become An Expert
If your child is diagnosed with a learning disability, it is essential that you get the services of an expert.
However, it is important that you take the time to learn about the particular condition that your child has been diagnosed with... Read More
While it is essential that special needs kids are thought using a dedicated curriculum and teaching methods, it is equally important to understand that at the core, they are like every other kid and could learn more and develop better when integrated into a mainstream education system.
School inclusion program otherwise known as inclusion classroom program is an arrangement where special needs kids are integrated into a regular education system or classroom while accommodating for their needs.
In this post, we will be examining the benefits of school inclusion program and how it can help to improve your child’s student life.
Offers Best of Both Worlds
Inclusive school program offers both special needs kids and regular kids an opportunity to learn from each other.
For the regular kids, they... Read More
The Da Vinci bricks program is a renowned educational program for children across the world. Originally developed in the United States, the program is designed to bequeath the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to children in a fun-filled, educational way.
But why is this program important for your child?
The Da Vinci Bricks program provides a lot of benefits to both children and adults. Here are a few of the benefits of the program:
- Inspires Children to Develop an Interest in Science and Technology
There is a great need for higher participation and involvement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics... Read More
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is one of the few developmental disorders that affect children. It is typically characterized by low-level of interaction and communication skills and is referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) because children suffering from autism could fall anywhere on what experts refer to as a spectrum or range. That is, a scale employed by experts to determine the extent to which a child is affected by autism and/or any other related condition.
Though the root cause of the disorder is not yet scientifically stated, children suffering from autism often have challenges communicating with other people. They also have difficulty making eye contact and as a result, they are often introverted and prefer to be on their own rather than in the company of others.... Read More
Applied Behavior Analysis is a therapeutic process used to instill positive behaviors in people, under various social settings. While this has become a popular therapy for helping children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it is equally effective for treating adults with similar problems, as well as helping people to develop certain desirable behaviors, while eliminating unwanted or undesirable ones. The good thing is, many studies in the field of mental health have found ABA to be a safe and effective therapy.
In this post, we will be looking at why ABA is important for kids and why you should consider getting professional help for children with autism:
Develop Independent Mindset and Self-care Skills
If your child is autistic, then he may rely on you for most of his daily activities... Read More
Although many people assume that speech therapy is specifically designed for non-verbal children, the truth is, there are many benefits this therapy, other than helping a child to develop speaking or communication ability.
No doubt, non-verbal kids benefit the most out of such therapy because speech and language therapy often arm them with the ability to communicate effectively, even if they can’t speak.
However, a child may be verbal but still lack the ability to communicate effectively, or in some cases, the child can speak but finds it difficult to properly structure sentences in order to engage in a meaningful conversation.
This is not to say that every child should undergo speech and language therapy to be able to communicate properly... Read More
Originally developed by the French Doctor and Researcher, Alfred Tomatis, this therapy uses sound training in combination with sensory integrative techniques to reach a child’s (or a person’s) auditory system directly with the sole of aim of helping the child (or the person) develop motor, emotional, and cognitive abilities.
Simply put, Tomatis listening therapy is a therapeutic listening program that helps a person to fully develop the ability to receive sensory information, analyze them correctly, and make valid decisions based on the analysis.
Although the Tomatis listening program has been perfected by hundreds of therapeutic listening professionals, individual cases are usually different, so, the program is usually personalized to suit each person’s individual needs.
In this post, ... Read More