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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...