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How To Teach Color To Children With A Speech Delay
ABA Therapy provided: by Board Certified Behavioral Analysts really helps children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder +/- ADHD if parents learn & consistently use the behavioral techniques. Ask your son's Special Education teacher about www.autismspeaks.org/resource/kids-korner-autism-center. Also, see a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician to look for genetic & other medical causes & manage medical & behavioral issues. ...Read more
Be grateful: When i was a kid in the 1950's, childhood cancer was a death sentence. Nowadays, the cure rate is high. I have physician-colleagues who were cured. Whether chemotherapeutic agents may cause language delay or whether it just happens, and whether intensive treatment is evidence-based / justifiable, i can't address -- ask your oncologist. Is junior deaf? Dr. Feynman didn't speak until he was 4. ...Read more
How to know that my speech therapist is not a fraud and using the right techniques to improve my fluency to speak as a stutterer?
Contact PASP thru : Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/pages/Pakistan-Association-of-Speech-Language-Pathology-PASP/251946558287585?ref=stream. It is your national professional association that credentials speech/language pathologists. They will address all your queries about your SLT's professional standing, appropriate length of sessions, etc. so yo can either relax & trust your SLT or find another one. Peace. ...Read more
2 year old with sensory processing disorder. Want to learn so I can help her in addition to her therapy. Any recommended reading? Thank you
If a child is born premature, will that child develop learning disabilities? What causes a child to be a slow learner and how to be a fast learner?
Different outcomes: I know some very smart kids who were very premature and some very dumb kids who were term. There's more to it than just those things. Certainly, the more premature, the more at risk for learning problems, but it doesn't mandate the child will have problems. Also, the earlier you intervene with lots of interactive, 1:1 learning activities, reading to child and interactive play, more child learns! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below.: Children have to learn how to choose friends wisely. Parents can help young children learn how to make friends by teaching them concepts such as sharing, compassion, and conflict resolution and how to choose good friends and resist negative influences. Kids learn how to get along by watching other kids. ...Read more
Good peds OT and PT: Kids with pvl are at greater risk for cerebral palsy among other neuromuscular disorders. There is excellent rehab for kids with pvl, and most of them involve repetitive movement and relearning how to make normal movements, recruiting more brain to enable the movement to happen. Good pt and ot will help with that, and most major centers have them. The local support groups will know the good names. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Get an advocate: There are many agencies (Social Services) that can help you get job training and introduce you to the workforce. The goal for you is to have a meaningful job, meaningful pay, and have some pride in yourself and your accomplishments at your job. Show this answer to someone in your area that can advocate for you to find a job! Good Luck and have a long and healthy happy life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proper Expert Help: Unfortunately some children are born with immaturities of the brain that may lead to both add(h) and learning disabilities. With proper help, these can generally be dealt with.Schools should provide special needs based teaching, while pediatricians and psych specialists may be able to help with other aspects such as medication and diagnosis. ...Read more
What can be done for someone who is autistic, dyspraxic and too hypersensitive to brush their teeth?
Mouth wash?: Autistic children are born with difficulties in socialization, communication, and behavior. One unique feature is a compulsive behavior which could include some fears. The child is probably afraid of or displays an aversion for the feeling of the touch of brush. The treatment is behavior modification; you may start with cleaning the teeth with mouth wash until the fear subsides. Therapy is of help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lot: Most face to face interactions with children help them develop their motor skills. Doing projects together with puzzles, legos, riding bikes, or tricycle, playing hide and seek..... You name it. As long as your child is actively participating, they are developing their motor skills and problem solving so get down on the floor or mat with your child and have fun. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
As Soon As Possible: Babies and toddlers brains are programmed to learn language. Regardless of language or culture, all babies and toddlers intuitively pick up language in the first few years of life. During early childhood, the brain is primed to pick up on the distinct sounds of different languages. Exposing your child to a second language early in their life makes it much easier for them to learn it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of specialist should I seek in order to help teach my son with asperger's social skills.?
Many: There are more resources than ever supporting growth emotionally and socially for those withpervasive developmental disorders - networking & medical information sites, organizations that give support to autism/aspergers spectrum disorders (nih, nimh & local medical societies), family and friends. All can lead to psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors & other specialists for direct hands on help. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Good examples: The best way to help children is to provide a good example. Constantly talk to kids, narating your activities and describing your environment, and read books daily. Don't use baby talk. Talk as though you are talking to an adult (no bad words of course!) also, take care to stop talking when your child tries to speak--listen and respond. Sometimes it is easy to talk too much! ...Read more
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