Music therapy is a powerful tool for helping children with special needs. “Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in many areas such as: overall physical rehabilitation and facilitating movement, increasing people’s motivation to become engaged in their treatment, providing emotional support for clients and their families, and providing an outlet for expression of feelings,” […]
When a child is born with special needs, he would be starting therapy at a young age in which he would be given exercises to do. As a result what are formed in his mind are two different things: one is his life at kindergarten school or at home with parents where he could do […]
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 […]
Parents with a special needs child are always wondering if they are doing enough to help their child grow and develop. By taking an active role in tracking the 9 important developmental milestones for your child, identifying developmental delay and finding a therapist for your special needs child, parents are well on their way to helping your child meet developmental milestones. […]
When a child is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, parents may worry about and wonder what’s in store for them in terms of therapy. What kind of funding is available for their child? And how do you go about receiving funding from various charities? This blog aims to provide a few resources for Canadian parents living in […]
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