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Doctor insights on: Adapted Preschool Math Activities For A Special Needs Child

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How do u teach a special needs child from right and wrong . Some of the things he does is eat sticks and lick rocks.

How do u teach a special needs child from right and wrong . Some of the things he does is eat sticks and lick rocks.

Persistence: Special needs kids are all unique individuals. What would for one may not work for another. Caring, persistence, and patience are always helpful. Unfortunately an alarmed reaction from us reinforces the bad, or inappropriate behavior. Kids realize quickly that doing certain things will get a reaction and we end up in a frustrating cycle... Calm, persistence, often helps... Good luck. ...Read more

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How do doctors assess the IQ level of a special needs child?

How do doctors assess the IQ level of a special needs child?

Child Psychologists : & Neuropsychologists use standardized tests of IQ at > age 4. An IQ of 70 or < -cognition, abstract thinking, reasoning planning, etc.+ concomitantly low scores in cognitive, social & practical adaptive skills at < age 18 = Intellectual Disability. There are tests for kids with deafness, blindness, C.P. , etc. The Differential Abilities Scale is good for kids with neurodevelopmental disorders. ...Read more

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My son is two years old and he is very wild and bites and claws he is a special needs child what can I do to make him better with other people?

My son is two years old and he is very wild and bites and claws  he is a special  needs child what can I do to make him better with other people?

Special Needs mgt: I would suggest that he visit a special needs multidisciplinary clinic for children. Checking his temperature and ensuring he is not hungry or ill is part of his management. Behavioral pediatrics and Developmental services will participate in his care. Your pediatrician will provide his immunizations and flu vaccine. ...Read more

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How do you find a support group for parents of a special needs child?

How do you find a support group for parents of a special needs child?

On line: Or through your hospital (especially if it is a children's hospital). Ask your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Do I need to go to special classes as a parent of a disabled child?

Do I need to go to special classes as a parent of a disabled child?

Might help: "need" is a loaded word, but many parents find it useful to gain specific knowledge about their child's disability, perhaps talk with other parents facing similar issues, and quite likely learning proven techniques for dealing with road blocks your child may face. Often, this is a learning process that will need refreshing as the child ages and new issues arise. ...Read more

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Anyone who wants to offer their input on how to get special needs child to school?

Anyone who wants to offer their input on how to get special needs child to school?

Call the school: Public school systems that receive subsidies from the state & feds are requires to look for, assess & try to meet the special needs of children 3 & up. This includes providing transportation assistance when necessary.Private schools and or charter academies are not.Call the special services department of your local school system & arrange to meet with them & explain your needs. ...Read more

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My special needs child he is 2 and 9 months old he hits people out of the blue and they didn't do any thing to him should I spake him for this .

My special needs child he is 2 and 9 months old he hits people out of the blue and they didn't do any thing to him should I spake him for this .

Some neurogenetic &: neurodevelopmental disorders have aggression as part of their behavioral profile. A Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics evaluation for genetic & other medical causes is needed, if not already done. This includes a Chromosomal Microarray & DNA Probe for Fragile X. Educational & behavioral therapy must be tailored to his developmental age. Spanking will only teach him that hitting is okay. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my special needs child (age: 14) won't stop pooping in her pants?

What do you suggest if my special needs child (age: 14) won't stop pooping in her pants?

Depends : It's hard to discuss without knowing what "special needs" means. If he is a teenager that really should be able to control his bowel movements, it could be encopresis. Essentially it happens when a child is so constipated, that the stool leaks around the impaction. If that what it is, treatment is aimed at managing the constipation. I often refer to the gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have a very bad 6yr old inguinal hernia. Will not go down. Has been through 2 surgeries. Have special needs child. No money. Anyone help me pro bono

I have a very bad 6yr old inguinal hernia. Will not go down. Has been through 2 surgeries. Have special needs child. No money. Anyone help me pro bono

Yes ,: Lot of doctors will do charity care , facilities will not , go to your city hospital, or county hospital , even you may be eligible for medicaid , .' pro bono ' is for lawyers no matter what they get paid by some one ...Read more

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Is autistic child able to grow into math genius?

Is autistic child able to grow into math genius?

Yes: If the teachers have a structured curiculum with the ability to be firm. Many austistic kids are "visual" learnerss. Avoiding long verbal instructions is diffucult. Reading with phonics. Autism is not an intellectual deficit-in fact nonverbal intelligence can be quite high. ...Read more

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