ACADEMIC CONCERNS AND INTERVENTIONS (Part 2)
In our last post, we talked about academic concerns focusing on reading difficulties and interventions that help develop or refine a child's reading skills. Here, we talk in depth about various concerns with Writing and Concept understanding for special needs kids. Also discussed are games, intervention strategies and practice exercises that can help. Before going on, we'd suggest you have a quick glance at the section where we distinguish Academic CONCERNS from Academic BEHAVIOR in the Part 1 of this post. WRITING A child as young as 2 years old, typically, learns to hold the pencil or crayon between the ...
Read More
ACADEMIC CONCERNS AND INTERVENTIONS (Part 1)
With the summer break behind us, most kids will be starting school soon or may have already started. For special needs kids, course books, pencils, papers are usually not a thing of their liking. Their specific condition may make learning words, sentences and concepts all the more difficult for them. So here, we discuss the frequent academic concerns that children face. We will also discuss the interventions that can be used to teach them the way they learn.  Academic Concern or Academic Behavior? First, it is important to distinguish Academic concerns from Academic behavior:Academic concerns include a child’s difficulty in ...
Read More
Who should be working with special needs children?
Change has always been a team effort. And when helping a special needs child transform and reach its fullest potential, coordination of a bunch of people is required. Today, we discuss who should be involved in working with a special needs child, Also, we discuss what is the importance of timely therapeutic interventions. Finding out.. Noticing a divergence in how your dear one is growing can be threatening. Getting a diagnosis done could be tiresome for both the child as well as the parents. Looking at the diagnostic report and finding out a POSITIVE remark legit feels like the end ...
Read More
How to teach special needs children about Sex Education?
Definition: First, we would like to explicitly state the definition of Sex Education with special needs children: It means educating children with special needs about human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, physiological changes due to puberty, safe and unsafe touch and acts of sexual exploitation. Here we will address the question of why is sex education important for special needs children. We will also look at what considerations are to be made with respect to the child’s disability and what do we actually need to teach children about. Case Study: Parents of a 12 year old girl with Autism felt the ...
Read More
How to deal with aggression in Special needs children?
Children with special needs are different, so is their medium of expression. We are all aggressive in some ways - it’s only human. But the manifestation of aggression in special needs populations in itself brings an altogether different set of problems. Aggression in special needs children differs in its strength depending upon the child’s concerns. But regardless of its severity, it is always a difficult emotion to handle. In children, the way in which they express their anger mainly depends on their developmental age. Here, we differentiate between very young children ( 3 - 6 years), young children ( 6 ...
Read More
Loading...