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puberty_menstruation_period,
Parents of girls with special needs may be fought with concerns and fears about the hardships associated with her monthly menstrual encounters. Special situations such as – Extreme (sometimes self-...
By Nayi Disha Editor
21 Aug 2017
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menstruation_period
It is challenging for any parent to engage with their child about understanding the changes that come with puberty. It is even harder for a parent to do so when the child has special needs...
By Nayi Disha Editor
21 Aug 2017
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autism
Every child develops differently and at a different pace. However, the development of some children may present red flags indicative of developmental delay of varying nature. In most cases, early...
By Nayi Disha Editor
18 Jul 2017
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therapies for epilepsy_seizure diary
Do you have a child who is presenting seizures, or is there a child that you know of, who is presenting seizures? In this video series, we will learn about seizures and Epilepsy. Seizures or fits as...
By Nayi Disha Editor
07 Jul 2017
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diet supplements_super food,
We have with us Nutritionist, Ms.Shruti Kelkar in Nayi Disha’s 8-part audio series, titled ‘Nutrition and Special needs’ , in Hindi . We will be addressing some of the commonly prevalent nutritional...
By Nayi Disha Editor
05 Jul 2017
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developmental disabilities_intellectual disabilities
Developmental Paediatrician and founder of Ummeed, Dr.Vibha Krishnamurthy says, "We know that NOT engaging and interacting with kids early is limiting their potential" The first few years of growth...
By Nayi Disha Editor
05 Jun 2017
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early signs_speech delay
Autism, now known commonly as the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a spectrum of developmental disorders that is often reflected as impaired social interactive skills in the child. As the...
By Nayi Disha Editor
27 May 2017
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midazolam, seizure ID, Seizures in school
A child with epilepsy may not always be around immediate care givers or family members who in turn are well informed about his/her medical history. This makes it essential for the child to carry a...
By Nayi Disha Editor
27 May 2017
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Please use this infographic to understand the Dos and Don'ts of your immediate response to a child having a seizure episode. These guidelines are suggested measures to be taken to stop/regulate a...
By Nayi Disha Editor
27 May 2017
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birth cry, seizures, pre-term births,
While the cause of developmental disorders remain largely unknown, many of the prenatal (before and during pregnancy) risks associated with these disorders are being widely understood. What is also...
By Nayi Disha Editor
26 May 2017
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