Occupational therapy enables students to improve their development and prevents disability from impacting their functioning in daily life. It also focuses on the promotion, restoration and mainstreaming of productivity in people with wide range of abilities and disabilities.
Occupational therapy may include adaptations of task or environment to achieve maximum independence to enhance the quality of life.
Sensory integration therapy is designed to help kids with sensory processing issues. This type of therapy aims to adjust the way children respond to physical sensations. It is based on the idea that some kids experience ‘sensory over load’ and are oversensitive to certain types of stimulation.
When children have sensory overload, their brain have trouble processing or filtering many sensation at once.
Children at risk of a developmental delay or disorder are routinely referred to early intervention by their physician. If a child qualifies, he or she may receive a range of services at no (or low) cost to the family. Early Intervention is designed to improve outcomes for children with disabilities by providing early, appropriate, and intensive interventions.
Early Intervention program is one designed for young children in need of therapy services.
Neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) is a hands-on treatment approach used by physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. NDT was developed to enhance the function of adults and children who have difficulty controlling movement as a result of neurological challenges, such as cerebral palsy, stroke, and head injury.View More
In Vikas learning centre, a speech-language therapist, perform comprehensive evaluation of a student’s ability to communicate. Then design and administers appropriate training.
The goal of therapy is to improve useful communication for kids with disabilities. Verbal communication is a realistic goal for others, the goal may be gestured communication, and still other may have the goal of communication by means of a symbol system such as picture boards.
Special Education is specially designed instruction, support and services provided to students with an identified disability requiring an individually designed instructional program to meet their unique learning needs. Special education and related services are available to eligible students of ages 2 through 25 at Vikas learning centre to students with ASD and paediatric neuro cases.View More
The Remedial Education program is an instructional program designed for students in grade 1-5 and 6-12 who have identified deficiencies in reading, writing, and maths. This program provides individualized basic skills instruction in the areas of reading, mathematics, and writing.View More
Handwriting is an essential skill for both children and adults even in the age of technology. Handwriting remains the primary tool of communication and knowledge assessment for students in the classroom.
Handwriting refers to a person's writing created with a writing utensil such as a pen or pencil. The term encompasses both printing and cursive styles and is separate from formal calligraphy or typeface.
These specific yoga poses for autism/asperser’s can help a child with ASD, child with attention and Sensory challenges These skills apply to other areas in life, ultimately helping those with ASD to lead more balanced, healthy, socially integrated, and independent lives.View More
The first five years of life are when a child’s brain development is the fastest and when more than 700 neural connections are being formed every single second. What fosters healthy development during these critical early years?
Positive interaction is essential between children and the adults who care for them. Every time we connect with children, it’s not just their eyes that light up—it’s their brains too.
Brain Gym Exercises are simple tasks that help to stimulate brain activity and keep the mind engaged. Just like when you exercise you engage and strengthen core muscles, brain exercises stimulate blood flow to the brain and increase oxygen supply to the brain.
Brain Gym Exercises release stress, enhance learning and development while effectively engaging the brain. Not only younger kids,
Most people don’t think about the process of remembering until they experience memory loss. But what if the ability to hold and retrieve memories was never there?
For individuals with cognitive impairment or memory loss. The cornerstone of this program is the use of procedural memory, a type of long-term memory that helps people remember how to do each step of a process. In most cases, ...
As parents, looking after ourselves is something that seems to get put way down the list of priorities. Everything and everyone are somehow organized, nurtured and sorted out irrespective of how we may be feeling. If life appears to be getting out of control or you're not coping so well, don't think you have to manage it alone. The old adage ‘a problem shared is a problem halved' has truth in it, and there are plenty of professional services which can help you in a time of need.View More
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help people to manage their problems by changing the way they think and behave.
CBT is designed to help people notice and understand how their thoughts, behaviors’ and emotions affect each other. It is also designed to help them learn new ways of thinking about and responding to distressing situations.
Behavior analysis is a scientifically validated approach to understanding behavior and how it is affected by the environment. In this context, “behavior" refers to actions and skills. "Environment" includes any influence – physical or social – that might change or be changed by one's behavior.
On a practical level, the principles and methods of behavior analysis have helped many different kinds of learners acquire many different skills.
Structured play can be a good way for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to learn play skills like sharing, taking turns and being with other children. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) enjoy playing, but they can find some types of play difficult.
It’s common for them to have very limited play, play with only a few toys, or play in a repetitive way. For example, your child might like spinning the wheels on a car and watching the wheels rotate,...