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Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

The symptoms of cerebral palsy have difficulty with fine motor tasks (such as writing or) with a scissors movement difficulty maintaining balance or walking, involuntary movements. The symptoms vary from person to person and change over time. Some people with cerebral palsy are also affected by other medical problems, including seizures or mental retardation, cerebral palsy, but not always cause profound handicap. Early signs
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What is the treatment for Down syndrome?

Down syndrome is not a condition that can be cured. However, early intervention can help many people with Down syndrome live productive lives well into adulthood. Children with Down syndrome can often benefit from speech therapy, occupational therapy, and exercises for gross and fine motor skills. They might also be helped by special education and attention at school. Many children can integrate well into
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Down Syndrome

What is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome is set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21. Normally, a fertilized egg has 23 pairs of chromosomes. In most people with Down syndrome, there is an extra copy of Chromosome 21 (also called trisomy 21 because there are three copies of this chromosome instead of two), which changes the
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Frequent Ask Questions

What is CADS Enhancement Program all about? (How would you describe your organization?) CEC is a one stop educational centre that caters to the needs of children with learning difficulties or physical impairments. Academic skills are tailor-made to suit each child’s unique cognitive ability and we complement these with living and social skills, occupational and physical therapy as well as Islamic teaching and practices.
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Cognitive Skills Enhancement

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What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a neurological problem of genetic origin which makes the acquisition of language skills extremely difficult. The condition is sometimes referred to as word blindness, specific language based disability, developmental dyslexia and mirror reading. A commonly accepted description of this condition is the failure to learn to read, write, spell or compute with normal proficiency despite conventional instruction, a culturally adequate home, proper
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What Does Autism Mean?

Autism (say: aw-tih-zum) causes kids to experience the world differently from the way most other kids do. It’s hard for kids with autism to talk with other people and express themselves using words. Kids who have autism usually keep to themselves and many can’t communicate without special help. They also may react to what’s going on around them in unusual ways. Normal sounds may
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Kids Who Might Need Occupational Therapy

According to the AOTA, kids with these medical problems might benefit from OT: birth injuries or birth defects sensory processing disorders traumatic injuries (brain or spinal cord) learning problems autism/pervasive developmental disorders juvenile rheumatoid arthritis mental health or behavioral problems broken bones or other orthopedic injuries developmental delays post-surgical conditions burns spina bifida traumatic amputations cancer severe hand injuries multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and other chronic
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Student Entrance Requirement

CADS Enhancement Centre accepts children from age four through 12 (Chronological age). The Centre also accepts children who are above 12 but whose mental age are below 12 years of age. The children must have been evaluated by any of the multidisciplinary professional in the field for example speech and language pathologist, educational or developmental psychologist, child psychologist, learning therapist or any specialist who
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Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills (the ability to move in a coordinated and purposeful way). Cerebral palsy can also lead to other health issues, including vision, hearing, and speech problems, and learning disabilities. CP is usually caused by brain damage that occurs before or during a child’s birth, or during the first 3 to 5
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