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Milestones of Typical Speech Development

By resource, speech-language-and-communication

In our previous blog entries, we have outlined the difference between communication and speech. To reiterate, communication is any behaviour exchanged with another person that produces related or direct social rewards (Frost and Bondy, 2002), whilst speech is the expression of communication and thoughts through spoken language (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Here, we will be outlining the general speech development milestones of a typical child. …

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Red Flags of Speech Delay

By resource, speech-language-and-communication

The ability to express our thoughts and feelings is crucial to our survival as social beings. Children begin their journey of developing their speech as early as 2 months where they start cooing and make gurgling sounds. Speech is a developmental milestone that is observable and developmental problems may be indicated if a child is observed to not use their words to communicate. Thus, any delays in speech especially early on in a child’s development should not be taken lightly.

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Persediaan untuk meraikan Hari Raya dengan anak anda

By holiday-tips, parents-siblings-relatives-and-carers, resource

Terlebih dahulu, kami dari EAP Malaysia ingin mengucapkan Selamat Hari Raya Aidifitri kepada anda semua! Sebagai rakyat Malaysia, sama ada kita menyambut Aidilfitri atau tidak, kita mempunyai peluang untuk mengambil bahagian dalam pelbagai perayaan. Walaubagaimanapun, ini mungkin boleh mengundang cabaran kepada kanak-kanak autisme dan keluarga mereka. …

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Tips On Managing Challenging Behaviours

By behaviour-handling, resource, teaching-tips-tools

Challenging behaviours of children with autism can be stressful and frustrating for parents and caregivers. However, we need to take note that our children are not doing it on purpose. Some of the reasons why these behaviours happen include difficulty communicating their needs and wants, having trouble understanding what is happening around them, sensory overload or simply feeling anxious. …

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7 Things We Want All Superdads To Know

By autism-awareness, resource

Superdads – that’s what you are! Raising a child with autism has its challenges, but it definitely is rewarding. And if you didn’t already know, you are a superhero in their eyes. Your sacrifice, patience, perseverance and persistence – we want to thank you for all that you do and all that you are to your child. With that, here are 7 things we want all superdads to know this Father’s Day. …

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Preparing Your Child With Autism For A Field Trip

By events, resource, schools-and-education, teaching-tips-tools

Field trips are a part of most school programs and these are done at least once a year. Several common places that are frequently visited during school field trips include science centres, zoos, and aquarium. For most typical children, field trips can be a highlight of their school term, as it serves as a reward and fun break from their usual school routine. Nevertheless, for children on the autism spectrum, field trips can be a nerve-wrecking experience and it may trigger higher anxiety levels in them. …

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