Understanding Down syndrome and therapies to manage it

Although the disorder level varies for different people, the condition lasts a lifetime. The impact of the disorder is seen in behavioural and physical issues like poor attention span, slow learning ability and impulsive behaviour

Understanding Down syndrome and therapies to manage itDown syndrome is a congenital disorder that causes intellectual disability and physical abnormalities like a flat face, small head and ear, a short neck and poor muscle activity. Cause This disorder is caused by a variance in the number of chromosomes. Normally, a person has 46 chromosomes. People with Down syndrome have been found to […]

Down’s syndrome: Pune mom’s WhatsApp group ensures that no child is feeling down

Parenting a child with Down syndrome is very much like parenting a child who doesn’t have a disability. People commonly make the assumption that if the child has a disability, then parenting must be harder. There may be ways that it is harder, but the experience of parenting a child with Down syndrome does not translate into something which is an impossible task

Down’s syndrome: Pune mom’s WhatsApp group ensures that no child is feeling downParenting a ‘special child’ is always a challenge, and requires lots of stamina and mental strength. A number of times, the parents whose child is born as a ‘special child’ are not aware of the condition and how to manage it. How does one raise a special child? This is the first and foremost question […]