Teaching Reading To Your Child With Down Syndrome

Finally got down to making the book for Aarshia. Tried to make use of the available resources that I had at home. Old sheets, pictures, fevistick, red marker and...

10 Great Movies To Watch With Your Special Needs Children

Who doesn't like movies? Movies make us forget the troubles and help us indulge into the dreamland, where there are picturesque castles, flying animals, and talking birds! Oh how...

9 FREE Speech And Language Resources On Youtube

'Speech And Language' Internet may have earned a bad name for letting mankind lose itself into the world of never ending information but this very 'advancement' has brought the...

How To Teach Children With Down Syndrome: A Presentation For Teachers

When I was called to make a presentation in Aarshia's school last year, I didn't know what would constitute a good presentation? Should I try to reach out...

Sex Ed And Your Child With Special Needs: A Practical Guide...

“We brought you from the hospital!” this was the answer one of my ex-colleague gave to her then 4 year old son, when he asked  “where did he...

Special Reads For Special Needs: Our Reading Workshops And All That...

If you've been brought up with love for reading, you'd know how much it hurts when your child struggles with a book. When it is hard for them...

Sensitising Your Special Need Child’s Classmates : A Few Resources

Sensitisation doesn't come easy! It is a process of transformation and departing from the beliefs you've held dear all your life. It can't happen overnight. But as parents...

5 Must Read Books For Parents Before Teaching Reading To Special...

Reading is not just an important skill, it can be easily identified with one of the life skills. Reading gives children confidence, imagination, self respect and the ability...

Why And How I Taught Reading To My Daughter With Down...

 For the longest time I remember, I have never said ‘No’ to a book that my son had asked to buy. I had introduced him to books way...

Adapting And Modifying An English Lesson For Special Needs

The first and most essential adaptation is determining what information is most critical for students to learn and adjusting the instructional emphasis of the program. Apart from this,...

Resources To Start Teaching ‘READING’ To Children With Special Needs

 Starting a project with my daughter 'Aarshia' on reading sentences. Now that she can recognise, read and write alphabets, knows phonic sounds ( not entirely though), I think...

How To Teach ‘The Calender’ To Your Child With Down Syndrome

The summer vacations are finally on and oh boy..Is mama happy? Yes, she is elated...because now, she doesn't need to have her morning cuppa running around the house....