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ABA Therapy What is ABA Therapy ? Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a part of Behavior Psychology. Professionals who use ABA Therapy as part of their practices do so to help individuals reach their highest potential while trying to use the least restrictive practice. They specifically help with developing socially significant (meaningful) behavior. When used...
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Toys for Kids with SPD Picture this: you’re midway through a therapy session with a group of five students. Four of the students are focusing and engaging, but the fifth student will not stop fidgeting. He’s distracted, and you know it’s only a matter of time before the other students in your small group become...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism Sensory Issues Sensory issues often accompany Autism. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association added sensory sensitivities to the symptoms that help diagnose autism. Autism’s sensory issues can involve both hyper-sensitivities (over-responsiveness) and hypo-sensitivities (under-responsiveness) to a wide range of stimuli. These can involve: Sights Sounds Smells Tastes Touch Balance Body awareness (proprioception) For example,...
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Importance of Early Intervention in ASD Autism ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects communication skills, social interactional skills and behaviors. When a child is born, nobody sees anything wrong with them, the child seems to grow up typically as peers, but later the child may start showing some signs of Autism. Recent studies have...
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Special Needs Children Integration in Society Child integration is the inclusion of children with special needs in the participation of daily activities with families, communities as well as in mainstream schools. The main goal is to prevent these children from isolation and help them to learn as well as access an education curriculum. To achieve...
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How to optimize learning for you and your child? What can you learn from this blog post? If you are in a situation where you want to change certain behaviors, or you want to learn an entirely new skill or set of behaviors, it is advisable that you do good things for yourself and that...
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“Dyslexia” a specific learning difficulty in reading skills What is Dyslexia Definition?  It is a specific learning difficulty in reading skills. children with dyslexia have difficulty in reading accurately and fluently. Also, they may have difficulties with reading comprehension, spelling, writing, and math. Signs of dyslexia can look different at different ages. Provided are some examples of...
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16 Terms to Help You Understand Your Child’s Learning Difficulties If you have a child with language challenges, reading problems or learning difficulties, and you have sought help from their teacher, speech pathologist, or other learning professional, you may have heard some unfamiliar terms. Words like phonemic awareness, auditory processing, listening comprehension, and working memory. Here are 16 common terms used...
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Specific Learning Difficulties Mind Institute Qatar specialists can create a customized program for your child. Having a multidisciplinary team of pathologists and applied behaviour therapists, we specialize in Learning Difficulties.  What is “Learning Difficulties” or LD? “Just Try Harder” Will Not Fix Your Child’s Learning Difficulties  Has your child ever been told by his or...
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Maintaining a routine for children during the school holidays Children, as well as parents, will anticipate the school holiday.  Whether your plan is to stay at home or travel to another location, no doubt that parents will build up some sort of anxiety related to managing their time; and in some cases situations, which might...
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