Month: March 2020

Autism: Beyond speech delay

Autism: Beyond speech delay BLOG BY DR. PUJA KAPOOR Most of the children diagnosed with autism come to their pediatric neurologist with the concern of exclusive speech delay. Speech Delay is the only presenting symptom, as other symptoms like inconsistent eye contact, pointing towards object, various visual, auditory, vestibular stereotypes are mistaken as a normal …

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After acceptance of Autism: The first 100 days

After acceptance of Autism: The first 100 days BLOG BY Dr. Puja Kapoor,director & co-founder CONTINUA Kids, Consultant pediatric neurologist, After the parents have accepted the diagnosis of autism, verified by a pediatric neurologist and clinical psychologist the next step is to develop coherent strategic plan to bring ultimate changes in the child. Step 1 . …

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Conducted a CME at South Delhi On Febrile Seizure

Dr. Puja Kapoor,director & co-founder CONTINUA Kids, Consultant pediatric neurologist, conducted a CME at South Delhi, with South Delhi Women Pediatrician Group on “What’s new in febrile seizure(FS)?”.It was an interactive session with the elite and well read audience. the salient features of the discussion were- Definition of FS- A seizure occurring in a febrile …

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Epilepsy: How to differentiate from benign movements?

Dr. Puja Kapoor,  director & co-founder CONTINUA Kids, Consultant pediatric neurologist, was invited as a faculty at Haryana state CME at Asian Hospital, Faridabad.  She delivered a lecture on “Epilepsy: How to differentiate from benign movements?” The CME was well organised and the topics were of use for regular office practice. She defined, What is Epilepsy and …

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Dr. Puja Grover Kapoor, at Navodit, India Calling

Dr. Puja Grover Kapoor, director & co-founder CONTINUA Kids, Consultant pediatric neurologist, was invited at Navodit, India Calling, at Manav Rachna School, Gurgaon. Special needs children displayed their talent and skill through art and technology. We need more such events to create awareness and encouragement of uniquely abled kids.  Special thanks to SEN department, Manav Rachna School, …

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Behavioral manifestation of levetiracitam in autistic children with seizures

Dr. Puja Kapoor,director & co-founder CONTINUA Kids, Consultant pediatric neurologist, presented her paper on ” Behavioral manifestation of levetiracitam in autistic children with seizures: A retrospective analysis ” in NCDP 2019, Pune.  She also presented four research posters in the conference.  Study was done on 60  autistic children, who had seizures and used levetiracetam in doses …

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Discussion on early identification of Autism.

 Dr. Puja Kapoor,director & co-founder CONTINUA Kids, Consultant pediatric neurologist, was invited at the annual meet of special educators, Delhi, for discussion on early identification of AUTISM.  The knowledge and interest at the government sector about this subject is appreciable and need an applause.  Still a lot need to be done at all levels.  She discussed the …

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Discussion on febrile seizure, neurocysticercosis, behaviour disorders in children like autism and ADHD at HARCON..

Dr. Puja Kapoor,  Director and cofounder CONTINUA KIDS,consultant pediatric neurologist, was invited as a faculty at HARCON 2019, Yamunanagar.   The panel discussion was on febrile seizure, neurocysticercosis, behaviour disorders in children like autism and ADHD.  Thanks to the organising team of HARCON for the excellent academic feast. Few take home message from the discussion were …

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