Myths about Autism

Myths about Autism & Sensory Integration

Myths about Autism & Sensory Integration Before discussing on myths about autism & sensory integration, lets learn about what it is in brief – What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism spectrum disorder is a group of complex conditions related to brain development that mainly affects social, communication & behavioral skills. It may also affect overall …

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Autism Acceptance and Empathy

Autism Acceptance and Empathy

Happy Autism Acceptance Month! Promote Neurodiversity! April has been “Autism Awareness Month” for many years. This long-needed shift to “Autism Acceptance Month” from “Autism Awareness Month” is finally here. Therefore, today we will be talking in favor of Autism Acceptance and Empathy. Autism Acceptance and Empathy Firstly, let’s go back in time. This is before …

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AAC for Children with Autism

AAC for Children with Autism

AAC for Children with Autism One of the major struggles faced by children with autism is their inability to effectively communicate with others. While some kids with autism can produce speech, they may not always be able to use these utterances meaningfully to communicate with others. Whereas, some others could be completely ‘non-verbal’ and might …

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Nonverbal Autism

Nonverbal Autism

Nonverbal Autism According to the WHO, it is estimated that worldwide 1 in 160 children has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). At least 70 million individuals worldwide have Autism; India has 10 million children on the Autism Spectrum. One in 68 children in India has received a diagnosis of Autism according to the latest reports. …

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Tips to improve sensory motor issues in autism

Tips to improve sensory motor issues in autism

Tips to improve sensory motor issues in autism Improve sensory motor issues in autism, Autism’s sensory issues can involve both hyper-sensitivities (over- responsiveness) and hypo-sensitivities (under-responsiveness) to a wide range of stimuli. Sensory-motor difficulties may even underline classical symptoms of ASD such as cognition, socialisation, and communication.  Signs that your child needs Occupational Therapy Here …

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Speech and Language Milestones

Birth – 1 Year : Speech and Language Milestones

Birth – 1 Year: Speech and Language Milestones Speech & Language Milestones – There is a constant development in a child from the day he or she is born. Milestones between birth to 1 year are the crucial ones which form the foundation of a child’s communication skills. The environment plays a key role too. …

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What is speech therapy and what Speech Therapist Do?

What is speech therapy and what Speech Therapist Do?

What is speech therapy and what Speech Therapist Do? Online Speech Therapy or Telepractice is the use of technology to provide therapy via high speed internet, webcam, headset with microphone or any other form of communication. Online speech therapy is a clinical arrangement where the patient and a certified speech therapist communicate and interact face-to-face …

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