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down syndrome, health issues, medical concerns, hypo thyroid, heart conditions and downsyndrome, syndrome
Children with Down Syndrome (DS) have a few common health challenges that have been well identified and reported.Awareness of some of these common health problems followed by continuous monitoring of...
By Nayi Disha Editor
15 Mar 2018
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Evidence based therapies, Autism, ASD, ABA, Behaviour analysis
ABA therapy is the application of the concepts of Behavior analysis (BA) that rely on the basis that any form of behaviour is measurable and observable. Hence, positive strategies maybe adopted to...
By Nayi Disha Editor
15 Mar 2018
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Hearing deficits are some of the most common deficits that can be easily assessed and measured. There are many avenues that may be explored to help manage gaps in a child's hearing abilities...
By Nayi Disha Editor
15 Mar 2018
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Problems associated with poor development of vision can be picked up as early as a week after the birth of the child. Being aware of signs that are indicative of problems in your child's vision will...
By Nayi Disha Editor
15 Mar 2018
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Language, speech, child development, early intervention, speech delay, developmental disabilities
Before a child begins to learn any particular language, he/she learn to interact in a number of ways. A child's ways of communication may include hand gestures, cooing noises, facial expressions or...
By Nayi Disha Editor
06 Mar 2018
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Early intervention, CI, child,development, therapies, speech delay, motor delay, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, Autism, Down Syndrome
An early intervention team cater to providing special care and teaching to children from birth till six years of age. To understand more about what early intervention is, and how it may benefit your...
By Nayi Disha Editor
06 Mar 2018
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Early intervention, CI, child,development, therapies, speech delay, motor delay, developmental disabilities, early intervention, high risk
Chotta Gubbara is a diagnostic and assessment centre at Dehradun, for infants born with risks for developmental disabilities. It is a centre that provides therapies to intervene early on and help new...
By Nayi Disha Editor
28 Feb 2018
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Early intervention, CI, child,development, therapies, speech delay, motor delay, developmental disabilities, early sings, red flags, play, early intervention
Allowing a child to engage in creative exploration through play helps strengthen a child’s learning, speech, reasoning and social communication abilities. Play by itself is a source of enjoyment and...
By Nayi Disha Editor
28 Feb 2018
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Early intervention, CI, child,development, therapies, speech delay, motor delay, developmental disabilities, low tone, muscle wasting, physiotherapy
Muscular atrophy refers to the loss of muscle mass. This directly contributes towards loss of tone and strength of the affected muscle, which compromises quality of life of the affected individual...
By Nayi Disha Editor
28 Feb 2018
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Early intervention, CI, child,development, therapies, speech delay, motor delay, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, Autism, Down Syndrome,
The development of motor skills in your child is the foundation for both his/her physical and cognitive development. One of several areas affected in many forms of developmental delays is the...
By Nayi Disha Editor
28 Feb 2018
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