Monthly Archives: September 2014

How sensory disorders affects the family of the autistic ?

How sensory disorders affects the family of the autistic (2012) ? We used a grounded theory approach to data analysis to discover what effect, if any, children’s sensory experiences have on family occupations. We chose this approach because the existing literature does not provide a theory to account for the effect of children’s sensory experiences […]

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What is a Psychological Assessment?

A psychological assessment is usually a confidential investigation to determine underlying diagnosis, if any, or to conceptualize symptoms, difficulties faced by a child. Essentially, it is a process of trying to understand the child, barriers in learning or delays in development. It highlights strengths and difficulties, so that the child can be better supported or […]

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Useful Links

Autism is a frightening word to parents. Children can have it, adults can have it. But what is it? Why does it happen? And how do you parent an autistic child? One or two characteristics alone doesn’t mean that your child is autistic, but taken together, they should raise questions and prompt a professional evaluation […]

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Early Detection of Communication Disorders

“My child is almost 3 and he is still not talking. My aunty told me not to worry because her brother started talking at 4 and now he’s fine.”

Comments like the one above are one of the most frequent we come across. We often receive enquiries from concerned parents with children age 18 months or older expressing concerns about their children “not talking”.

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