Learning disabilities, learning disorders, or learning problems occur when a child’s brain is wired to receive and process information differently. This means that the child hears, sees, and understand things in a way that is different from a generally accepted viewpoint, thus making it difficult for the child to learn new information and skills.

Identifying learning disability in children isn’t so easy, especially if you’ve not handled a child with a learning disability. While there are red flags to watch out for, it is important to note that an inconsistent display of such a sign may mean that your child has no problem.

However, there are warning signs that are more common than others, especially during different development stages of a child.

In our recent post, we discussed the di...

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The first problem you may encounter as a parent is being able to detect whether your child is developing at the appropriate pace or lagging behind.

Though children develop at different paces, it is pertinent to note that at different stages of life (ages), a child is expected to hit certain learning milestones. You should start to feel concerned and possibly seek intervention when a child shows a consistent inability to meet these milestones as they grow.

Below are the learning milestones to watch out for as your child grows:

Preschool age (2-6 Years)
At this age, your child should be able to pronounce words as well as learn alphabets, numbers, shapes, days of the week, and colors. He or she should also be able to follow directions, learn routines, and rhymes...

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There are different types of speech disorders encountered by children. The problem is, it takes training and experience handling such conditions to be able to unravel the actual speech disorder that a kid may be suffering from.

In a previous article, we highlighted the difference between childhood apraxia and late-talking. In the post, we explained that while apraxia has more to do with developmental delays leading to the inability to coordinate the muscles used to produce speech, late-talking is a disorder caused by having a limited spoken vocabulary for a child of certain age bracket.

In as much as this explanation and similar ones that you can find on the internet is useful...

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A simple search for “late-talking” will find you hundreds of posts by concerned parents seeking guidance for their late-talking kids. The first problem is that most parents find it difficult differentiating between childhood apraxia and late-talking.

It is important to note that while the former has more to do with developmental delays leading to the inability to coordinate the muscles used to produce speech, a late talker has no problem with understanding language and developing social skills, thinking skills, and motor skills.

The problem encountered by late talkers emanates from having a limited spoken vocabulary. It is a puzzling condition because there is no consensus explanation among researchers as to what the primary causes of late-talking are...

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Every child—with a learning disability or not—possesses their own unique learning style. Some can learn best with their eyes by seeing or reading, others with their ears by listening, and while others by doing. You can help a child with a learning disability by recognising his or her primary learning style.

Is your child a visual, an auditory, or a kinesthetic learner? Once you’ve learned your child’s learning style, then you can take steps to ensure that the learning style is promoted in their classroom and during home study. The following will help you identify what type of a learner your child is.

Is your child a visual learner?

If your child is a visual learner, he or she:

  • Learns best by seeing or reading
  • Excels when the material is presented and tested visually, rather as ver...
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Has your child been diagnosed with a learning disability? Do you worry about how your child will be able to cope with school? While it’s important to want the best for your child and ensure that he or she have a happy and fulfilling life. Academic success needn’t always be the end goal.. With your encouragement and other people’s support, your child can establish a strong sense of self-confidence and a solid foundation for lifelong success.

When it comes to learning disabilities in children, let us look at the big picture.

All children need love, encouragement, and support, and for children with learning disabilities, positivity can help them to have a strong sense of self-worth, confidence, and the determination to improve despite the difficulties.

In order to help children with le...

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Communicating with your child is important as it helps with their learning development and growth. Communication would involve using speech and non-verbal cues, however, there are children who experience speech delays. With that in mind, we at Pulse Center Therapy and Learning Center in Dubai offer speech therapy services for children with special needs. To begin with, it’s essential to recognise speech delays among children. Developmental norms may provide clues:

Before 12 Months

It’s important for parents to be aware with children this age for signs that they’re using their voices to communicate to their environment. Cooing and babbling are early stages of speech development...

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It is essential to examine early speech and language development, as well as other developmental issues which are something we initially screen for in your initial visit to Pulse Therapy and Learning Center. It may be difficult to distinguish whether a child is just developing slowly in his or her ability to communicate, or has a problem that needs professional attention.

The Difference Between Speech and Language

Speech and Language are frequently confused with each other, yet there is a distinction between the two:

  • Speech is the verbal articulation of language and includes enunciation, which is the manner in which sounds and words are formed.
  • Language is more extensive and refers to the entire system of communication in a way that’s meaningful...
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The Da Vinci Bricks program is a globally renowned and award-winning learning enrichment course that focuses on the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in a fun way that best suits children’s needs.

In a world where technology is constantly evolving, parents understand the importance of giving their children the best education possible in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Teaching these concepts in its applied form while making it fun is the prime focus of the award-winning Da Vinci Bricks Program.

How does it work?

At Da Vinci Bricks, all lessons begin with theoretical explanations and stories for the child to have a deeper comprehension of STEM concepts...

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Music is more than a source of entertainment. Listening to music is important as it is a way to express feelings and emotions, additionally, music is often considered a great stress-reliever. There are many other ways music can affect people, but how does listening to music affect children with autism?

This blog’s main objective is to introduce you to the Listening Therapy or the Tomatis Method – let’s discuss how listening to music can stimulate the brain among children with autism that can further lead to improving their motor, emotional, and cognitive abilities.

What is Listening Therapy?

Listening Therapy or Audio-Psycho-Phonology (APP) is a structured program of listening to specially designed music...

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