Meet Yoga and flexibility expert Rubber Girl SpecialAnvi

Meet Yoga and flexibility expert Rubber Girl Anvi, who met PM Modi

Meet Yoga and flexibility expert Rubber Girl Anvi, who met PM Modi Anvi, a 14-year-old down syndrome special child who has a 75% intellectual handicap, met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. She is referred to as Rubber Girl in popular culture because of her suppleness while having medical issues. Anvi, a 14-year-old down syndrome …

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Depression Affects 50% of Mothers of Autistic Children

Depression Affects 50% of Mothers of Autistic Children

On basis of weekly incidence we bring this ‘news of the week’ segment for you. This week we have more of autism news making headlines. Let’s take a look at the week’s most important news stories: Health News | Study: Depression Affects 50% of Mothers of Autistic Children Visit LatestLY to read the most recent …

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A proud moment for the Bengaluru Special needs family

A proud moment for the Bengaluru Special needs family

Do you know? According to the report, a large number of Special needs disabled children do not attend regular schools but instead attend the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). Learning disabilities have been the most common group of CWDs to enrol in NIOS over the years. While enrollment in students with locomotor and visual …

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Role of Occupational Therapy in Healthcare

Role of Occupational Therapy in Healthcare Role of an occupational therapist, Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest …

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Speech Therapy for Down Syndrome during COVID 19

Speech Therapy for Down Syndrome during COVID 19

Speech Therapy for Down Syndrome during COVID 19 Speech Therapy for Down Syndrome during COVID 19, Present situation of the pandemic has been very stressful for everyone. This is especially more challenging for persons with special needs as there are no support services and habilitation services available. This in turn has increased the anxiety amongst …

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Oral Placement Therapy Tools

10 Oral Placement Therapy Tools

10 Oral Placement Therapy Tools It is critical for these clients to expand speech sound production from phonemes and other similar oral movements that they can already produce. The sensory component of movement is awareness. A client may be hypersensitive or tactile defensive, hyposensitive to tactile input, or have mixed or fluctuating tactile responsivity. To …

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Down Syndrome

Why ‘Lots of Socks’ for World Down Syndrome Day?

Why ‘Lots of Socks’ for World Down Syndrome Day? World Down Syndrome Day- Trisomy 21 is the technical term for Down Syndrome. There are 46 chromosomes ( or 2 pairs of 23 chromosomes) that make up the DNA of every cell in our body. People with Down Syndrome have an extra chromosome – 47 chromosomes in …

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