Demystifying Psychologist – The Basics of Who & What?

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When it comes to Psychology, there are a lot of misconceptions amongst the public. Psychologists are experts in the scientific study of the human mind and behavior. They study the brain, memory, learning, human development and the processes determining how people think, feel, behave and react. There are a lot of sub specialties under this … Continue reading Demystifying Psychologist – The Basics of Who & What?

Plan a stress free outing with your child – Top 6 Ideas for Parent Power

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We’ve all had our shares of difficult social situations involving excessive crying; tantrums etc. For those who have had plenty of such experiences, planning a social outing can be very stressful. Here are six top essential ideas that may help you avoid such an outburst in your next venture. 1. Prepare your child: Prepare your … Continue reading Plan a stress free outing with your child – Top 6 Ideas for Parent Power

Learning at Home: Improving the Pre-requisites of Learning – Parent [email protected]

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Inattentive, distractible, restless and fidgety are probably the words you use to describe your child’s performance. Attention, Concentration, Following Instructions, Sitting Tolerance and Completion of Activities are the important pre-requisites essential for learning. Here are some pointers to help you while planning activities to develop your child’s pre-requisites for learning. What you should know: The … Continue reading Learning at Home: Improving the Pre-requisites of Learning – Parent [email protected]

Developing verbal communication at home – Parent Power @ Therapy-3

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Language is a communication tool which helps in conveying messages and feelings with concrete words. When it comes to language development in a child, parents are the best ‘therapists’. There are various ways by which a parent can help improve language and interaction skills in a child. Here we are sharing a few strategies that … Continue reading Developing verbal communication at home – Parent Power @ Therapy-3

Parent Power @ THERAPY – Teaching Social Skills at Home

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Interacting with others can be difficult for a child with special needs. To communicate, one does not depend on speech alone. Instead the non verbal skills like eye contact, using appropriate actions (gestures), social smile and facial expressions are also important. We can use different activities or games to facilitate the development of these skills. … Continue reading Parent Power @ THERAPY – Teaching Social Skills at Home

Yes !! It is Special !!!! (All about Special Education)

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Many must have wondered, “What is special education??… Why one needs it??…. And what really makes it different???” Let me help you overcome your confusions and fathom the meaning, depth and form of the ‘SPECIAL’ concept of EDUCATION. Special education is a different and broader face of teaching, which enables exploration of diverse abilities your … Continue reading Yes !! It is Special !!!! (All about Special Education)

What is Occupational Therapy and why do we need it?

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I often see faces going blank, when I introduce myself as an Occupational Therapist. Though the profession has existed in India since 1950, very few know about it and its importance in our health field. Underneath the long winding definitions and jargons, Occupational therapy is that which focuses on helping you achieve your functional independence. … Continue reading What is Occupational Therapy and why do we need it?