INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

International day of people with disabilities

International day of people with disabilities Marina beach pathway for the disabled inaugurated On Sunday evening, K N Nehru, the minister responsible for municipal administration, will officially open the facility alongside other politicians. From now on, disabled persons are welcome to visit Marina whenever they choose. The 263-meter-long ramp begins at Vivekananda House and extends …

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Best conversational starters for children

Best conversational starters for children

Best conversational starters for children We have all struggled with starting a conversation. This has happened in various situations such as parties, meetings, reunions, etc. We may struggle to start a conversation with a colleague, new friend, our date, or kids. The most difficult of this population is kids. I have seen therapists, as well …

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Europe first astronaut with a disability. - special needs children

Europe names the first astronaut with a disability.

Europe names the first astronaut with a disability The 22-nation organisation said on Wednesday that it had chosen former British Paralympic sprinter John McFall as one of 17 new candidates chosen for astronaut training. This is a significant step toward enabling persons with physical limitations to work and live in space. The 22-nation organisation announced …

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Tools for Speech Impediments

Tools for Speech Impediments

How does a tool help in speech therapy? Tools are an integral part of speech therapy. The main goal while working on the speech sound production is to train the tongue and the other articulators to attain the correct placement and movement.  Earlier, speech therapy techniques focused on teaching a sound using visual and auditory …

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Speech Therapy Questions

15 Commonly Asked Speech Therapy Questions

Here are the top 15 commonly asked speech therapy questions and their answers. What is speech therapy? Speech-language therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication disorders. A speech-language pathologist/ therapist is a certified professional involved in Speech-Language Therapy. The therapist caters to people with communication issues across all ages. Some communication disorders are listed …

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Best Books for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Best Books for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Best Books for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder have diverse levels of language and social skills. Reading with your children will facilitate their communication skills. Through reading, they can build any skill such as language or critical thinking or problem solving or socialization. This would eventually develop their advanced communication …

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People with Disabilities

Hasitha Illa and Saakshi Singla’s book Wheeling Away exhorts kids

Hasitha Illa and Saakshi Singla’s book Wheeling Away exhorts kids to comprehend handicap. One can do so much when they use their impairment as a strength, and one specific debut author achieved just that. Hasitha Illa has Friedreich’s Ataxia, a neurological disorder that predominantly affects the nerves and muscles and results in a loss of …

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Tips to support my dyslexic child

Tips to support my dyslexic child

Dyslexia is a neurological condition. Dyslexic child faces difficulty in academics. This blog talks about tips to support my dyslexic child. What is dyslexia? Dyslexia is a neurological condition. The word dys refers to difficulty and lexia refers to language. This means difficulty in processing a language. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability. It is …

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