Mini Dwivedi Gopinathan

In-Depth Talk With Mini Dwivedi Gopinathan

In-Depth Talk With Mini Dwivedi Gopinathan Mini Dwivedi Gopinathan, We are back with another interview with the most talented super mom and Founder & Director of PlayStreet, Bangalore. We would like to know about you in your own words. Whenever I face a situation that is against me, I opt to be adaptable rather than grieve …

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In Conversation With Dr. Sonali Kataria

In Conversation With Dr. Sonali Kataria

In Conversation With Dr. Sonali Kataria Next in our Wall of Fame series, we feature a ravishing doctor and a hands-on mom of two beautiful children-Dr. Sonali Kataria. Please introduce yourself to our readers. I am Dr Sonali Kataria. Currently, I am the founder and executive director of Sunrise Learning Foundation, a non-profit devoted to …

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Autism Series XIII: The Power of Making Choices

Autism Series XIII: The Power of Making Choices Improved social skills and behaviors, 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 …

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Autism Series XII

Autism Series XII: What You Should Know About Stims

Autism Series XII: What You Should Know About Stims A self-stimulatory or stimming behavior (which are often called as ‘Stims’) are specific, repetitive behaviors of the body – an action, movement or sound. Individuals within the Autism spectrum disorder often stim. Other disorders in which stimming would be seen include – anxiety disorders, Tourette’s, Obsessive …

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Spectrum of Hope: The New Normal

Spectrum of Hope: The New Normal

Spectrum of Hope: The New Normal “Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day” -Winston Churchill Sometimes for some of us or perhaps for all of us, life pushes us beyond our comfort zones. Let’s pause here and think about why we feel pushed beyond our comfort zones? …

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Autism Series XI: The Power of ‘Preparation’ (Part 2)

Autism Series XI: The Power of ‘Preparation’ (Part 2) The Power of ‘Preparation’-  Preparation is a very strong tool that can assist an individual / a child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) to manage the ever-changing scenarios in life – be it during a session, daily life or even school. Preparation can be done in …

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Autism Series IX: Keeping A Routine

Autism Series IX: Keeping A Routine

Autism Series IX: Keeping A Routine Autism Spectrum Disorder – A child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) / Autism will be able to perform much better and be much calmer when his / her day is structured and has a routine. In other words, it simply means a person with Autism has a unique nervous …

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Autism Series VIII: 7 Ways to Deal with Fluctuations in your Child’s Skills

Autism Series VIII: 7 Ways to Deal with Fluctuations in your Child’s Skills Deal with Fluctuations in your Child’s Skills, Consistent therapy for a child with Autism / ASD can help develop positive changes in his / her skills. However, there are times when the child may show fluctuations in the skills despite such consistency …

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Autism Series VI

Autism Series VI: What to Look for When Choosing Early Intervention

Autism Series VI: What to Look for When Choosing Early Intervention Scientists and research tell us that Early Intervention (EI) provides the best long-term benefits for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). There are a variety of approaches and methods of intervention available for parents of kids with ASD to choose from. Intervention, in this …

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Tips To Choose The Right School For A Child With Special Needs

Tips To Choose The Right School For A Child With Special Needs So which is the Right School for a child? Parents are always on the lookout for the “perfect” school for their children. When it comes to schools for children with special needs, parents are even more anxious and have many questions!! What kind …

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