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Emphasizing on Planning

Emphasizing on Planning

Individual planning is the key to most effective intervention following any therapy or technique. Planning done by a professional with a systematic understanding of the client is half battle won. When working with children with special needs; planning is done at various stages as well as areas. We ideally require a planning for each aspect […]

List of inclusive schools in Mumbai, ...

List of inclusive schools in Mumbai, India

Out of most cities in India, Mumbai is among the few that has  good quality inclusive schools. We all know how important schooling is for any child’s academic and social development.   Following is a non-exhaustive list of  inclusive schools in Mumbai. Most of Knack’s Mumbai clients attend one of these schools. Ecole Mondiale World School, Juhu Oberoi […]

How To Prevent Suicide?

How To Prevent Suicide?

  How To Prevent Suicide? Save Someone From Comitting Suicide..  

Bad Day….!

Bad Day….!

Breathe, it’s just a bad day, not a bad life. Let’s not confuse a bad day as a sign of weakness. In fact, on a bad day, the child is fighting the hardest. Let’s give them a break from all our comments and critics. It is quite natural as parents to become overprotective about your […]

Seek an answer for

Seek an answer for

His “Why” questions sometimes lead me to an answer that I have been looking for since years. There are few individuals who are blessed by God in a very different way. Each Autistic individual is different in its own individual way. It’s unfair to bring them all as one clutter. Today on World Autism Day; […]

‘Discipline without Damage’

‘Discipline without Damage’

In today’s world most of us oppose to spanking and other types of physical punishments and find our solace in time-outs to manage uncontrollable behavior. But according to an author of a new book on what brain science tells us about how to discipline our children, even time-outs can seem to have a negative effect […]

Specific Learning Disability

Specific Learning Disability

Learning disabilities, or learning disorders, are an umbrella term for a wide variety of learning problems. A learning disability is not a problem with intelligence or motivation. Kids with learning disabilities aren’t lazy or dumb. In fact, most are just as smart as everyone else. Their brains are simply wired differently. This difference affects how […]

The Effects of Removing Asperger Synd...

The Effects of Removing Asperger Syndrome from DSM

By Alex Kramer | June 6, 2014 Asperger syndrome has been popularized recently by notable, and uniquely lovable, television characters like The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper and Community’s Abed Nadir, who many viewers have diagnosed with the condition from their living rooms. But the American Psychiatric Association recently removed Asperger from its manual for diagnosing and treating the condition. Asperger syndrome is […]

Symptoms of Learning Disability (LD)

Symptoms of Learning Disability (LD)

The children with learning disability  (LD) would often find it difficult to develop minor motor skills like using scissors and painting or even handling a paint brush properly. And they can be very sensitive to many things. They would hardly understand jokes, as it is difficult for them to understand different meanings ascribed to different […]

Common ADHD symptoms

Common ADHD symptoms

ADD or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is quite common in children and adults. According to several surveys, ADHD may occur in as many an 8-10% of school going children. Experts are not clear about whether children outgrow the symptoms of ADHD. That means that the disorder may be more prevalent among adults than previously […]