16 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

5 Steps To Help You Secure Your Child’s Future

5 Steps To Help You Secure Your Child's Future They share a warm camaraderie.   The cooking session is punctuated with peals of laughter and joyful smiles.   Prasad playfully pops a little jeera into his mouth and looks over at Pooja. She mischievously does the same thing! Together they cook up a cauliflower sabzi ...

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9 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

What Makes Individuals With Autism Feel Stressed? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Makes Individuals With Autism Feel Stressed? [INFOGRAPHIC] Children with autism feel stressed in many circumstances which appear normal to us. This stress manifests itself in various ways - through anxiety, refusal to cooperate and more. And if the stress increases beyond a threshold, it turns into a meltdown.   Most neurotypicals see just the behavior ...

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2 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · 8 Comments

Should I Get Away?

Should I Get Away? “Autism at home, autism at work… How do you manage? Don’t you feel the need to get away?” she asked me.   Get away from what? I thought.   Get away from unconditional love and acceptance? For people with autism are the most giving and loving people I know.   Get ...

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26 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

5 Simple Steps to Keep Stress at Bay

5 Simple Steps to Keep Stress at Bay I was amazed to see the free flowing interaction between Priti and Tanay.   They were in the midst of creating beautiful paper flowers for a wall hanging.   Tanay was well engaged and Priti guided him beautifully. Their interaction was interspersed with comfortable pauses.   I ...

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19 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · 5 Comments

7 Simple Steps to Help Your Child Emerge From His Shell

7 Simple Steps to Help Your Child Emerge From His Shell The vibrant colors from Sanjeev’s art work stand out to engulf me in their brightness.   Renuka, Sanjeev’s mother is excited about his foray into painting. The engagement and independence is encouraging too.   They’ve progressed from painting together on one sheet, to Sanjeev ...

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