5 Therapy Ideas to Use Instead of Flash Cards

Flashcards have been a popular way to teach children new skills. However, I believe they can be easily replaced to teach a child more effectively. Over the many years of therapy with children, I have learned to keep the sessions fun to connect with and teach a child effectively. Flashcards used to drill a concept […]

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9 Tips to Manage Stubborn behavior in Children with Delays

Parenting has a learning curve, where the father and mother learn how to manage different skills and behaviors of a child. For a child with delays, behaviors of stubbornness, can at times be puzzling to manage for the parent(s).   For difficult and stubborn behaviors, the most crucial aspect is to understand the reason behind […]

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Everyday Items as Awesome Toys: AATA

The awesomeness of common items in play should not go unnoticed! In this series we will explore one such common item each time and discuss different ways to play with it. This article is exploring the everyday item: AATA Aata is easily available in all Indian households. Aata can be easily substituted with any other […]

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Everyday Items as Awesome Toys: UMBRELLA

The awesomeness of common items in play should not go unnoticed! In this series we will explore one such common item each time and discuss five different ways to play with it. This article is exploring the everyday item: UMBRELLA.  Umbrellas are available in all sizes, colors, with many different styles to pick from. For […]

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Autism Series XIII: The Power of Making Choices

Each one of us regularly makes choices throughout a day. Children with delays and those within the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may find it difficult to indicate their choices (due to the inability to communicate effectively) or may not be able to make choices (due to the lack of effective decision making in specific social […]

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Funtastic Play Ideas: CARS

In each article of this series, five different ways of playing with a toy will be discussed. Let’s begin to explore the games and enjoy ourselves! This article explores play with: CARS. Typically, cars form a wonderful addition to pretend play. There are many types of cars available. Use the ones that are handy around […]

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Everyday Items as Awesome Toys: TOOTHBRUSH

The awesomeness of common items in play should not go unnoticed! In this series, we will explore one such common item each time and discuss five different ways to play with it. This article is exploring the everyday item: TOOTHBRUSH   Toothbrushes are an essential part of everybody’s daily routine. However, have you ever thought […]

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Funtastic Play Ideas: DOMINOES

In each article of this series, five different ways of playing with a toy will be discussed. Let’s begin to explore the games and enjoy ourselves! This article explores play with: DOMINOES. A classic game, that is super fun to play with but requires some amount of skill. The domino tiles can be quite versatile […]

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