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...

Everything You Want To Know About ‘Down Syndrome’

'Take it easy...its just an Extra Chromosome!!' I had a big smile, when I read this quote. Isn't it brilliant ? So simple yet so effective. So informative yet so...

Special Needs Parents: Are You Taking Your Marriage For Granted?

Close your eyes and go back in time. Picture your first few meetings with your spouse, the awkward eye contact, the skipping of the heart beat, the uninhibited...

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...

This Is How We Learnt To Teach Reading To Children With...

Learning is eternal, it never gets over! This learning becomes more of a need than a desire when you have children who look up to you for answers...

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,...

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...

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...

A Must Know App If You Are Teaching Reading!

Down syndrome or no down syndrome, reading is one skill we all parents want to instil in our children. Books being your best friend, it is something that...

9 Quick Tips For Creating Personal Books For Children With Special...

Let me start with a quote that I have straight away lifted from Natalie Hale of special reads. I love this quote, and this pretty much sums up...

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...

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...