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Tag: Bridge Individualised Educational Intervention

Speech Difficulties

Children are known to have speech difficulties when they encounter problems forming sounds to speak, interact and express their feelings and thoughts with others.  Children who have speech difficulties fall below their age-appropriate level of speech and display the following in all settings: find it hard to tell the difference between speech sounds delay in articulation of sounds have difficulty…

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Social Communication Difficulties

Children have difficulty understanding social cues, pragmatics, facial expressions and/ or body language of others. Children who have social communication difficulties display the following behaviours in all settings: do not know how or have difficulty interacting with family, friends and caregivers have minimal or no eye contact difficulty showing and reading facial expressions do not show or understand body language/gestures…

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Emotional Difficulties

Trauma, unpleasant situations in school or family struggles may lead to emotional difficulties. Children may begin to withdraw, isolate themselves or display disruptive and/or disturbing behaviours towards towards themselves, their friends and families. Children who have emotional difficulties display the following behaviours in all or certain settings: tell lies put the blame on others always looking sad or angry bully,…

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Sensory Motor Integration Dysfunction/ Sensory Processing Disorder

What are the signs and symptoms of Sensory Motor Integration Dysfunction or Sensory Processing Disorder? Child displays the following signs and symptoms: behaviour issues: distractible, withdrawing when touched, avoid certain textures, clothes, foods fearful reaction to ordinary movement activities, like playground play sensitive to loud noise may feel nausea and/or disorientation when they move, when their feet leave the ground,…

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Learning and Developmental Difficulties Resulted from Other Chromosome-Related Conditions

Signs and symptoms of learning and developmental difficulties resulted from other common chromosome-related conditions: Triple X syndrome a genetic disorder that affects females taller than average height is the most typical physical feature have intelligence in the normal range, but possibly slightly lower when compared with siblings vertical folds of skin that cover the inner corners of the eyes (epicanthal…

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Kabuki Syndrome

Kabuki syndrome is a rare genetic disorder with a range of characteristics, including intellectual disability, distinctive facial features and skeletal abnormalities. The most common characteristics include: distinctive set of facial features, including widely spaced eyes, low-set or prominent ears, exaggerated eyebrow arch, flattened nose tip and a very high palate or cleft palate short stature skeletal abnormalities, such as scoliosis,…

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Intellectual Disability

What are the signs and symptoms of Intellectual Disability? Child displays the following signs and symptoms: has below average intelligence as compared to their peers take a long time to learn new skills delayed in achieving milestones for most, if not all, of these developmental domains: gross and fine motor skills speech and language cognition social communication and self-concept daily…

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Global Developmental Delay (GDD)

What are the signs and symptoms of Global Development Delay? Child displays the following signs and symptoms: delayed in achieving milestones for most, if not all, of these developmental domains gross and fine motor skills speech and language cognition social communication and self-concept daily activities or self-help skills impairment of most of the domains results in the delay in development…

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