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Category Archive: Article, Children with Special Needs

How to Prepare a Classroom for a Child with a Cochlear Implant

This article has been contributed by Cochlear India (http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/in/home). Cochlear is the global leader in implantable hearing solutions with high-quality products that...

Dyspraxia: Overcoming the Obstacles

Overcoming the Obstacles: Commands – actions. Children usually obey. They take out their pencils in class and write down notes from the blackboard. They put on their shoes, fasten their buttons,...

Dealing with Dyssemia

If they do, it may be hard for you to imagine what 10% of all adults and children who have dyssemia go through. Dyssemics can neither decipher facial expressions nor use them appropriately. They also...

Dyscalculia: Connecting the Dots

The paper has a list on it – ‘what I want to be when I grow up’ – in a child’s handwriting. The first few entries include ‘astronaut’, ‘engineer’ and ‘doctor’, much to...

De’scribing’ Dysgraphia

Fifteen-year-old Natasha Verma* enjoys painting, drawing, dancing and watching television. She plays the harmonium and the keyboard, and is consistently among the toppers in her class. Not so long...

Deciphering Dyslexia

HWO WUOLD YUO FELE 1F YUO HAD T0 RAED LIEK TH1S ? How would you feel if letters and numbers looked like a jumbled puzzle to you, and if your linguistic skills did not allow you to adequately express...

The Enablers of Success

Giving Wings to Dreams – The Enablers of Success Beginning in September 2011, this section in ParentEdge has covered Slow Learners, Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,...

Handling Slow Learners

                                                                     Identifying Them and Taking Remedial Steps Learning is an essential...

Focussing on a Child with ADHD

Children seem to have a bottomless reservoir of energy from which they can draw on at will. It’s a time to run free and unhindered, explore and play, make mistakes and learn from them. It is very...

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Scaling the Walled Gardens – The Lives of Autistic Children and Their Parents Imagine: Your mind receiving an image in pieces at different times, and being forced to mentally paste them...