Oral Motor Therapy
Oro Motor Therapy is used in conjunction with other speech therapies. Oro Motor Therapy is to increase the awareness of the oral mechanism, to normalize oral tactile sensitivity, to improve the precision of volitional movements of oral structures for speech production, to increase differentiation of oral movements like dissociation, grading, fixing. Through Oro Motor Therapy we can improve feeding skills and nutritional intake.
Play Therapy is to children what counselling is to adults. Play therapy utilizes play, children’s natural medium of expression, to help them express their feelings more easily through toys instead words. A dynamic interpersonal relationship between a child (or person of any age) and a therapist trained in paly therapy procedures who provides selected play materials and facilities the development of a safe relationship for the child (or person of any age) to fully express and explore self (feelings, thoughts, experiences and behaviours) through play, the child’s natural medium type of communication, for optimal growth and development.
Creativity can come in many forms, but it’s a part of what makes each one of us special in our own unique ways. Some people choose to express themselves through music or song. While others choosing Writing as a way to clear their mind and experience a healthy dose of pleasure. For children with special needs how they deal with the world is different from the rest of us. But there are definite ways to soothe their fears while helping them improve on a number of levels. In short, it’s an alternative form of therapy, that can help a child with special needs work through issues that are troubling to their development. This can include physical, emotional, mental or behavioural conditions and is designed to work with your child’s unique strengths on their own terms. Practicing any form of art has been shown to lead to increased motor skills, improved focus and a better mood especially if practiced in an environment that allows your child to relax and feel safe.
The most important outcome of teaching word recognition, “is that students learn to recognize real words, not simply sound out ‘nonsense’ words using phonics skills’. Direct instruction appears the most effective approach for improving word recognition skills in students with learning disabilities. Direct instruction refers to teaching skills in an explicit, direct fashion. It involves drill/repetition/practice.
Writing is one of the most difficult and complex task for kids. For kids with certain learning issues, it can be even more challenge. Writing forms an important part in child’s communication and in today’s education. Though writing programme, the child is taught to strengthen hand muscles and improve motor co-ordination.
The student’s ability to apply his social knowledge in various situations and the conditions under which he/she is both able or unable to perform.
The need to match strategy to specific challenge
The need to consider many underlying or co-occurring elements during the selection , implementation stages such as joint attention ability, executive function, theory of mind ability, language comprehension and metalinguistic ability.
iLs (Auditory Integration Therapy)
Integrated Listening System methodology integrates music, movement and language exercises for the purpose of improving brain functions. iLs trained for brain/body integration through a staged approach, starting with the fundamentals of sensory integration and then extending through more complex cognitive functions, including language, self-expression and social skills. iLs customized programmes can be tailored for skills and abilities. Symptoms addressed include: emotional regulation, social skills, anxiety, auditory and sensory processing, attention, concentration and sleep.
Sensory Integration Therapy
Social Skills Group Therapy
Reading Social Cues
Understanding Perspective Taking