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Impact Of Trauma In Early Childhood: Tips To Deal With Traumatized Kids

Understanding the impact of trauma: Early childhood trauma refers to the traumatic experience that occurs in children aged 0 to 6 years. As children are unable to describe /verbalize their reactions to a threatening and dangerous situation, their response to trauma is different as compared to older children/adults. The trauma could be the result of intentional …

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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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Six ways to help children cope with lockdown loss

By Dr Puja Kapoor Due to the lockdown, children are deprived of their regular activities related to academics and social life. Because of their restricted movement and social inhibitions, the new normal of online classes and co-curricular activities are taking a toll on both physical and mental health of children. Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/parenting/family/ways-to-help-children-lockdown-loss-family-time-parenting-tips-6500518/

Karnataka government reverses order, resumes online classes

Complying with the Union Human Resources Development Ministry guidelines, the Karnataka primary and secondary education department has reversed its June 15 order and allowed the schools across the state to resume online classes for students studying from 1-10 standard. Source: https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/300620/karnataka-government-reverses-order-resumes-online-classes.html

Karnataka reserves beds, ventilators for COVID-19 patients as cases cross 11K mark

Bengaluru: With the graph of coronavirus going up in the city, the government has reserved 2,200 beds for COVID cases out of the 10,689 beds available at 11 private medical colleges in the city. At least 281 ICU COVID beds out of the 561 and 120 ventilators of the total 239 at these private colleges have …

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