Month: August 2020

How to tell if a child is suffering from depression

By Dr Himani Khanna Depression is a mental illness characterised by persistent feelings of sadness, irritability, loss of interest in activities, feeling of hopelessness, worthlessness and even thoughts of suicide. Often, these symptoms can affect a child’s sleeping and eating habits and they may have trouble concentrating on school work, family life, social activities. A …

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Things Every Parent With Differently Abled Kid Should Know And Tips To Improve Them

Being a pediatric neurologist, I come across children with cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, global developmental delay. These children require timely, appropriate diagnosis, expert guided early intervention and/or medical or surgical treatment, to maximize their potential, and upgrade the deficit milestones. Here are few concerns which are faced …

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