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FAQs on Early Intervention: Addressing Common Concerns of Parents with Special Needs Children

A real-life looks at special needs When a child has just been diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, Speech Delays or Developmental Delays, questions and concerns immediately flood in parents’ mind. Parents would like to know what they need to do first, what they need to know and where to looks for treatment to help their child. We understand how parents feel and we hope that This article could offer guidance to parents by providing insights into early intervention program. Right from the start, we would like parents to keep in mind that children with special needs are children too. Just like typical child, they have things that they like or hate. They have their own personality. He or she might be shy, cheerful or sensitive. However, the primary difference lies in their learning process, as they face additional challenges in acquiring new skills. Child with special needs face more challenges in learning compare to typical child. BehaviorsMay children with special needs exhibit poor...

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Autism or Speech Delay: Understanding the Differences in Your Child’s Development

What is Speech Delay? A speech delay is when a child is not progressing in their language and speech abilities as expected for their age, resulting in difficulties with articulation, pronunciation, and understanding language. Children with speech delays may struggle to express themselves effectively through speech, leading to difficulties in communicating their needs and wants. They may not able to communicate their feelings, thoughts, and requests for assistance.   Additionally, children with speech delays find it challenging to comprehending what others are saying to them, resulting in difficulties in making friends and following teacher’s instructions at kindergarten. These challenges in effective communication may lead to feelings of frustration and irritability, making the child more prone to tantrums. What are the possible reasons for speech delay There are many potential causes of speech delay in children. Some of the most common causes include: Hearing...

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Developmental Delays: What Every Parent Needs to Know

From Crawling to Conversing: The Developmental Milestones of Three-Year-Olds At 3 years old, children typically demonstrate a range of developmental milestones. Here are some common skills and abilities that 3-year-olds may display: Language development: 3-year-olds can usually speak in simple sentences of 3-4 words like I want play ball, look at this, cold water, I don’t want, help me; they also use pronouns such as “I” and “you,” and use basic grammar. They may ask lots of questions like where is it? When we go? Who give this? They also enjoy telling stories, and enjoy singing songs. Cognitive development: 3-year-olds can typically sort objects by shape and color, understand basic concepts such as “big” and “small,” and count one to three. They can complete simple puzzles and match objects. They enjoy using their imaginations to create pretend scenarios with toy kitchens, doctor kits, and playhouses. Motor development: 3-year-old...

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