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behavior challenges
Please use the Antecedent Behaviour Consequence (ABC) chart to document your child’s behavioural concerns. Antecedent : What took place right before the given behavioural episode? Behaviour : What is...
By Nayi Disha Editor
28 Sep 2017
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diet in special needs_autism
Many children with disabilities have health issues that can impact their nutritional well-being and eating habits. This makes meeting your child’s nutritional needs even more important. We have...
By admin
10 Sep 2017
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behavior management_behavior issues
Can the negative behavior of a child be managed with easy-to use strategies, to see visible changes? The short answer is yes, but the means to it is a much longer journey the parents need to take...
By Nayi Disha Editor
29 Aug 2017
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behavior problems_behavior issues
Behavior is defined as the action of a person towards a certain stimulus . In order to measure an increase or a decrease of a certain kind of behavior it is necessary to view it as an action verb (...
By Nayi Disha Editor
29 Aug 2017
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leaky gut_diarrhoea, yeast infections, oxylate
Different probiotic strains serve different benefits upon consumption. Often probiotic supplementation appears to be far more effective as a cocktail mix of compatible strains, that work in unison to...
By Nayi Disha Editor
22 Aug 2017
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Gut-related challenges in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) Research has shown the promise of using probiotics as peace makers of a distressed gut in children with ASD. Children with ASD...
By Nayi Disha Editor
22 Aug 2017
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diet in special needs_down Syndrome_leaky gut
The definition of probiotics The term probiotics is derived from the Greek word ‘pro bios’, meaning ‘for life’. Its original definition coined in the 1960s by Lily and Stillwell 1 to mean - '...
By Nayi Disha Editor
22 Aug 2017
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Occupational therapist, Snehal Vaidhya has generously shared some tips to help parents with their child’s menstruation regime. Some of the tips she included are as follows – Given sensory issues that...
By Nayi Disha Editor
21 Aug 2017
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Some of the health hygiene practices that parents should be aware of when handling their child’s menstrual hygiene are listed below – Due to skin sensitivity issues that a lot of special needs...
By Nayi Disha Editor
21 Aug 2017
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When reproductive hormones go out of sync, the body faces intense fluctuations in moods. This phase of menstruation is termed as menstrual stress . Mood fluctuations that occur in this period maybe...
By Nayi Disha Editor
21 Aug 2017
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