Tag: SocialArte

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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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Did You Know? Many children are misdiagnosed as having ASD or go undetected when co-existing root learning difficulties are ignored as LDs are viewed rigidly in categories or isolated labels only. Generally, sensory motor integration dysfunction and/ or combined with auditory processing (processing sounds) and/ or visual processing with social communication difficulties may be mistaken as autism. Sensory Motor Integration…

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