Parenting a child with special needs can be very overwhelming and frustrating. It’s a daily struggle to control their behavior and understand their mind or actions and so parent’s often avoid going out and isolate themselves and their child in the fear of creating a public spectacle. Here are few tips to support you to […]
When is the right time to start speech therapy?
Parents should consider an evaluation if the child has not started saying at least one meaningful word by 12 months and is not using gestures like waving bye or pointing towards the desired object. By 18 months if the child prefers using gestures over vocalizations while communicating and has trouble imitating sounds, parents should consult […]
How to connect with your special needs child?
Understand their specific needs: Understanding your child’s sensory sensitivities as well as specific likes and dislikes in terms of food, clothing and other things can help them feel more comfortable in different environments by understanding their specific likes and dislikes. Be their teacher: As someone with a special needs child, not only are you a […]
Can I put my child in school?
A guide to pre-requisite skills for school: Sitting– One of the most important requirements in any school environment is that your child should be able to follow instructions and when asked to sit for at least 10 minutes to complete an activity. Self- care-Child should be independent or only partially dependent for self-care activities such […]