When it comes to Psychology, there are a lot of misconceptions amongst the public. Psychologists are experts in the scientific study of the human mind and behavior. They study the brain, memory, learning, human development and the processes determining how people think, feel, behave and react. There are a lot of sub specialties under this … Continue reading Demystifying Psychologist – The Basics of Who & What?
While today’s world is at our finger tips, the new generation is stepping towards digital rather than verbal communication! Parents are caught in the web of competition and they do not find enough time to spend gratuitously with their dear children. It’s time to reflect on how we communicate with our little ones. This would … Continue reading Digital Era Parents???? Or World at Finger tips???
We’ve all had our shares of difficult social situations involving excessive crying; tantrums etc. For those who have had plenty of such experiences, planning a social outing can be very stressful. Here are six top essential ideas that may help you avoid such an outburst in your next venture. 1. Prepare your child: Prepare your … Continue reading Plan a stress free outing with your child – Top 6 Ideas for Parent Power
Inattentive, distractible, restless and fidgety are probably the words you use to describe your child’s performance. Attention, Concentration, Following Instructions, Sitting Tolerance and Completion of Activities are the important pre-requisites essential for learning. Here are some pointers to help you while planning activities to develop your child’s pre-requisites for learning. What you should know: The … Continue reading Learning at Home: Improving the Pre-requisites of Learning – Parent [email protected]
Language is a communication tool which helps in conveying messages and feelings with concrete words. When it comes to language development in a child, parents are the best ‘therapists’. There are various ways by which a parent can help improve language and interaction skills in a child. Here we are sharing a few strategies that … Continue reading Developing verbal communication at home – Parent Power @ Therapy-3
Interacting with others can be difficult for a child with special needs. To communicate, one does not depend on speech alone. Instead the non verbal skills like eye contact, using appropriate actions (gestures), social smile and facial expressions are also important. We can use different activities or games to facilitate the development of these skills. … Continue reading Parent Power @ THERAPY – Teaching Social Skills at Home
Every parent is familiar with the term “Home Program”. Though it may seem to be extra work to an already busy schedule, consistent and regular practice of home therapy can do wonders for your child’s development. Consider this, why do we insist that our school going child revises their lessons at home? Why practice our … Continue reading Parent Power @ THERAPY – Why do we need a home program?
Many must have wondered, “What is special education??… Why one needs it??…. And what really makes it different???” Let me help you overcome your confusions and fathom the meaning, depth and form of the ‘SPECIAL’ concept of EDUCATION. Special education is a different and broader face of teaching, which enables exploration of diverse abilities your … Continue reading Yes !! It is Special !!!! (All about Special Education)
As parents, we are keen observers of our child’s development. However, most of us realize there is something amiss, only when our child shows a delay in talking. As important as is speech development, here are five other important signs that every parent should be aware of! Understanding them may help you in the early … Continue reading 5 SIGNS Every Parent MUST Know
I often see faces going blank, when I introduce myself as an Occupational Therapist. Though the profession has existed in India since 1950, very few know about it and its importance in our health field. Underneath the long winding definitions and jargons, Occupational therapy is that which focuses on helping you achieve your functional independence. … Continue reading What is Occupational Therapy and why do we need it?