The Importance of Early Intervention

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As parents, our biggest responsibility often lies in making the best happen for our child. Keeping track of their development is almost second nature to us parents. We’ve all been there, wondering if our babies show good eye contact, do they respond to our interaction, if they should be crawling yet or saying their first words. While it might seem demanding to keep a dated record of all their development, there are broad timelines that most babies meet, in reaching social, behavioural and physical milestones. If and when we do see our children missing these critical stepping stones of development,…

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Role Of Therapy For Children With Down Syndrome

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While there is no permanent cure for Down Syndrome (DS) yet, therapy is very important in improving the quality of life for people with this condition. There is a great amount of support and help available for people with DS, attain their full potential and help them live independently. With India being one of the highest birthing nations, there is a greater incidence of Down Syndrome and it occurs in approximately 1 out of 830 live births, as per the Down Syndrome Federation of India. The average life expectancy for people with DS has increased from 25 years to 60…

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