Finding a school to suit your child can be one of the most challenging aspects of parenting, especially if your child has special needs and requires remedial support or more than what an average mainstream school can offer.
The power of community is something we as humans feel continuously. In some small way something that we may not recognise as inclusion, makes us feel good and a part of something bigger than ourselves.
iscussing the topic of boundaries with your special needs teenager is not always easy for a parent. Not for reasons of discomfort, but more so because social, emotional and personal boundaries are something that is mostly inherently understood by neurotypical teenagers and confusingly, has no official rule book to make navigating complex interactions easy.
It is a common clinical observation that most adolescents with learning disabilities have a much higher incidence of associated symptoms of severe anxiety than their neuro-typical peers.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex condition, and a lot of people affected by it are desperately navigating the dearth of information that is spread through well-meaning friends, family and the media. Here is the truth behind five common... Continue Reading →
It’s a fairly well-known fact that people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) find difficulty with communication. The problem, however may not lie with the autism brain, but rather with people who are not on the spectrum, who rarely speak purely... Continue Reading →
For parents of children with learning disabilities, puberty is a challenge that cannot be ignored or brushed aside with brief explanations.
After a wonderful break, this time of the year inevitably brings with it the stress and anxieties that surround the start of a new school year. These are not limited to children with special needs; all children of any age... Continue Reading →