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Speech And Language Development Activities For Children With Down Syndrome

Recently I posted this video of Aarshia on my Facebook Page, rehearsing for a short speech which she had to present in her class the next day. To my...

Do You Ever Wish Your Child’s Disability To Go Away?

Do you ever wish your child's disability to go away? No matter how much you 'understand' and 'know' about the reality of your child's disability and her limitations,...

Language Comprehension Resources For Special Needs

As parents we all keep working to make our children ready for this world. And it is hard! Teaching every possible skill through different mediums is not just...

Being ‘Uncool’ Is The New ‘Cool’ In Teenage Parenting

Last week I asked my 16 year old if I was a cool mom. I was reading an article titled "How To Be A Cool Parent" and I...

Special Needs Parents: Is Your Brain Fooling You?

If today you get to know that the child you have been bringing up, was changed in the hospital and your real child is there for you to...

Top 5 Gifts For This Children’s Day

‘Children are not things to be moulded, but people to be unfolded’ -Jess Lair How insightful! Childhood explained in a single sentence. Sometimes I wonder if in the race...

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,...

The Chronicles Of Motherhood: The Doorbell, A Tired Mother And A...

It's a cozy winter afternoon. You have played with them till they got tired. Bathed them. Gave them a good oil massage. Fed them. Again played with them...

Dreams And Down Syndrome In Melbourne: Travel Diary Of A Special...

This post is special for many reasons! This post is special because it is about the shared journey of mothers of children with Down syndrome across continents. It is...

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...

What Does It Really Take To Accept A Child With Special...

“What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be” Last week I got an opportunity to meet two...

Biology Doesn’t Make You A Mother, Love Does : Meet The...

"When it is all finished, you will discover it was never random" I must admit that I got a little stunned reading these rather simple but profound lines....