Perhaps, the ultimate mission in life is the pursuit of happiness. In whatever we do, or whomever we are with, we are in constant search for the things that would truly make us happy. For some people, happiness can be found in building a home and making a family. 

One of life’s joys is seeing our children happy.  As parents, we become truly selfless- putting our children’s needs first before ours. Becoming a parent is also difficult, as it’s a commitment and a challenging one at that. 

Being a parent teaches us a lot of things, from becoming truly selfless to having a better perspective at life. However, some parents have it slightly different than others, especially when it comes to raising a child with special needs, particularly Down Syndrome. 

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It is every child’s right to be given access to quality education. For children and adolescents with special needs, a unique treatment and method of teaching are required which is often referred to as special education or SPED. Likewise, SPED teachers are specialists in providing educational programs that are in line with intervention programs designed by specialists for children with special needs and determination. 

Teachers for differently-abled children have a harder job than normal educators. Having a specialized skill-set, SPED teachers are equipped with the right knowledge to deal with these children every day. 

Oftentimes, SPED teachers deal with children with different needs such as ASD, ADD, ADHD, and Down Syndrome...

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As a parent of a child with Autism or ASD, you will be aware of the challenges your child has communicating, both verbally and non-verbally. It is also difficult for them to interact socially, especially with people outside their families. 

You may be having a hard time communicating with your child, which may prevent you from providing suitable care your child needs. 

One way of coping with problems in communicating is through speech and language therapy. Most children diagnosed with ASD are recommended to undergo speech and language therapy, which can help children with ASD communicate effectively in meaningful and functional ways.

Speech and language therapists work with a team of other healthcare providers usually composed of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, ...

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