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Sunday, July 05, 2020

Children With Special Needs


Lockdown and kids with special needs: Create routines and their own ‘happy place’

May 23, 2020 1:57 pm

Children with special needs often find security in routine and structure and this is how they understand their world.

Lockdown ordeal for special-needs families

April 25, 2020 8:30 pm

Violent outbursts, incomprehension, disputes, panic attacks: Lockdown is a shock to many children with special needs, cut off from their friends and teachers, deprived of their reassuring routine.

How to encourage your child to be friends with special needs kids

April 17, 2020 9:51 pm

Acceptance is the key to building a close bond with a child who has special needs.

How to pick the right school for a special needs child

February 20, 2020 11:39 am

There are a few points that a parent should keep in mind before enrolling their child with special needs in a school.

6 apps for special needs kids to communicate

December 04, 2019 7:45 pm

International Day of Disabled Persons 2019: These apps, available on Android, can help special needs kids with developmental delays and speech difficulties to learn communication skills through fun and interactive ways.

A special needs theatre group pays tribute to Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary

October 06, 2019 1:58 pm

The performers were special — battling autism, learning disability, intellectual disability and cerebral palsy.

Summer vacation: How to engage children with special needs during this time

May 22, 2019 4:00 pm

Summer vacation with children: Experts suggest that when a special child becomes part of an inclusive environment, they are able to improve social and communication skills as well as self-esteem.

Do not ignore signs of special education needs in children. Intervene early

April 03, 2019 10:31 am

"All of the research is pointing to the fact that brain development happens at its fastest pace during the first six years of age. If we are able to identify developmental symptoms early and intervene early, then the chances of success for the child, in case they are missing some of the milestones, becomes high."

For 4,000 differently abled students in govt schools, there are only 30 special educators

August 13, 2015 2:15 am

Till February this year, there were 20 inclusive education volunteers who were working with children with special needs. However, all of them were relieved from their duties by the UT Education Dept.

Schools told to form panels for special kids

June 16, 2015 5:05 am

“The committee shall also take steps to raise public awareness on the importance of equality, overcoming discrimination and prohibit any kind of harassment and victimisation of any child with special needs in school,” the Board said.