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Identifying and understanding Cerebral Palsy in young children

Identifying and understanding Cerebral Palsy in young children As a species, we humans tend to fear what we don’t know or understand, and so although Cerebral Palsy (CP) is one of the most common motor disabilities in children, it remains largely misunderstood by many. If we simply look at the disorder name: Cerebral – something …

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45 Years of Smiles – Celebrate with Sunshine this Spring

Sunshine Association has been giving hope to children with disabilities, and to their families, since 1976. We started with just six children – a band of mothers who joined hands to help each other face the uncertainty of raising children with special needs. 45 years later, the initiative has grown to accommodate 150 children with …

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Affordable, immune-boosting foods for your child

Boosting your child’s immune system is essential for helping their bodies fight illnesses like colds and flu, but also for protection against the coronavirus. One of the best ways to do this is including affordable ingredients and superfoods in their diet. Oranges Oranges are loaded with vitamin C and also contain phytonutrients that have strong …

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Developing basic life skills during lockdown

Basic life skills are fundamental for living at least a semi-independent life. The lockdown period presents the opportunity for parents to spend more time developing basic skills such as washing hands, brushing teeth and making a sandwich with their children. Children with developmental delays learn differently from typical children because they may have sensory or …

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Covid-19: All you need to know about caring for your child with special needs

Caring for children with special needs is very hands-on, which makes practicing social distancing difficult for caregivers and parents. With many schools being closed, here’s how you can reduce your child’s risk of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 spreads very quickly through: The air, after coughing or sneezing Close personal contact, such as when shaking …

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