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Autism in Greece (vid)

  Apr 01, 2021

  A rich and multifaceted documentary on autism was created by the scientific team of doctorkids.gr. The documentary presents autism in all its forms and answers questions that concern thousands of parents.     In the documentary, the speakers who took part were important figures of the scientific community and not only. The following participated:    Vaios Dafoulis: Child Psychiatrist Doctor of View More

School Gives Unbelievable Response to Autism Mom After They Tied Her Child to a Chair

  Mar 02, 2021

  An unfortunate reality in the world today is that children with special needs are often abused in their schools. And now with nearly 250 reports of neglect and abuse taking place in the last two years in Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) public schools, the government is investigating.   The stories are disturbing.   Manning Gardens Public School, for example, gave an utterly appalling respons View More

Therapeutic Horse Riding

  Jul 30, 2020

Therapeutic Horse Riding   Therapeutic riding is the application of riding for people with disabilities with the main purpose of rehabilitating (motor, social,) the patient, and improving his health and life. The horse in this case becomes a therapeutic tool. It is applied under specific conditions, such as specially trained horses, specially designed environment, specialized scientific staff, View More

Characteristics of a person with autism

  Jul 24, 2020

Characteristics of a person with autism     According to the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have persistent deficits in social communication. They also show limited, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests or activities (APA, 2015).   On the other hand, the World Health O View More

Destruction in the recreation area of the special school of Corinth

  Jul 22, 2020

  Destruction in the recreation area of the special school of Corinth     In these difficult times that the whole planet is going through in the midst of the pandemic, many incidents of violence and vandalism are left aside. One such incident was the vandalism of the playground of the Special Primary School of Corinth.   Unknown people destroyed the specially designed recreation area as well as  View More

Advice for children's nutrition

  Jul 14, 2020

General nutritional advice for children's nutrition     Here are some general tips that can help parents improve their children's nutrition:  Observing a specific schedule at meal time, and sharing the amount of food needed during the day. Also try to avoid snacking on meals that contain large amounts of sugar or salt.    Do not miss the children's breakfast, because they need energy to be effi View More

Psychologist clarifies the limits in childhood

  Jul 07, 2020

   Boundaries in childhood      The first limits to the child are always created on the occasion of his desires.   When, for example, he wants something and it is difficult to have it, the way he reacts informs us about the kind of limits we should pay attention to. So always starting from home, the boundaries and being set, in addition to favorite objects (delicacies), revolve around the  View More

The Benefits Of Music Therapy For Autistic Children

  Jul 03, 2020

The Benefits Of Music Therapy For Autistic Children     Music therapy is a widespread form of therapy in which music is used in a therapeutic relationship to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. Through music in the therapeutic context, children's abilities are enhanced and transferred to other areas of their lives. Music therapy also provides ways of comm View More

Play Therapy

  Jul 25, 2020

Play Therapy         Play Therapy is a model of non-directional psychotherapeutic approach, aimed at children from 3 to 12 years old and is part of the Therapies through Art.         Do you want to do free troubleshooting for your child? Download the application for free here   Why the game?   Children use toys to express their own story and emotions without necessarily using words. In Play T View More

Activities to Encourage Speech and Language Development. 2 to 4 Years

  Jul 03, 2020

Activities to Encourage Speech and Language Development. 2 to 4 Years  Pay attention when your child talks to you.     Get your child's attention before you talk.    Praise your child when she tells you something. Show that you understand her words.    Pause after speaking. This gives your child a chance to respond.    Keep helping your child learn new words. Say a new word, and tell him what it View More

Is your child ready for big school?

  Jun 25, 2020

Is your child ready for big school?   Are you thinking of enrolling your child into primary school next year? Starting school is a big step for little kids. You might have heard the term ‘school readiness’ – but what does it really mean? Find out all about school readiness and how you can help your child prepare for big school!      School readiness’ is a measure of the knowledge, skills and b View More

Tips for Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum

  Jun 25, 2020

Tips for Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum    As a parent, you’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about your child’s future. Even more so if he or she has an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD diagnosis. Apart from the medical care and therapies that you may line up to help your son or daughter, there are simple, everyday things that make a difference.    Focus on the positive. Just l View More

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