Top Five Ways to Encourage a Special Needs Parent

If you are a special needs parent, you know what I am talking about. While you love your child dearly, accommodating to their one-of-a-kind manners in functioning, learning and playing can be a challenge. While trying to figure out your child’s diagnosis and special needs in parental care, you might be frustrated with the lack […]

Developmental Disorders Diagnosed with Brainwaves

Source: www.ted.com We love looking at various videos on research done on diagnosing and treating children with special needs. We found this TED Talk clip with award-winning neuroscientist Aditi Shankardass, who pioneered clinical work using electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of the brain to help diagnose developmental disorders in children. She completely redefined the traditional approach of […]

The Accuracy Of Autism Diagnosis In Children With Down Syndrome Validated By New Findings

The Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which classifies mental health conditions, may be used to identify autism spectrum disorders in children with Down syndrome. Previously questions have been raised about the diagnosis of autism in children with DS due to developmental and cognitive delays. Autism has been difficult to differentiate from other behaviours such […]