26 Mar · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

How These 7 Pointers Can Make You A Phenomenal Teacher

Then I saw this clip of 9 year old, Shivansh with his piano teacher. The teacher integrated ‘sa re ga ma’  (Indian musical notes) into piano chords. This young child zoomed along. He took one challenge after another. By the end of one session, he was not only singing songs but playing chords and signing.…

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12 Mar · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

A Dedication To Special Needs Dads On International Women’s Day.

On this occasion of Woman’s Day, I’d like to felicitate some dads I work with. They play a rock solid role in their children’s life.   Many of my posts are geared towards mothers of autistic individuals. Here’s one for fathers!     Meet Mr Ranganathan. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, works as CFO with…

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27 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · 10 Comments

How To Reduce Your Own Anxiety As A Special Needs Parent

She sat across me, elegant and dignified with her hair coiffed in a little bun. There was a smile on her face. I mentioned she looked happier than before.   She shared how she had been worried about her son’s future due to his aggression. She had become sad and distressed.   Everything was seen…

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14 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

How Answering These 5 questions Will Bring You Clarity About Your Child’s Autism

The mother was visibly distressed about her 14 year old son.   He had been asked to go for counseling sessions as he hit children in his class. On closer examination, it was found that he was being bullied by the other students.   He had a few minor learning difficulties but was able to…

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23 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · 7 Comments

What The Sibling Of An Autistic Individual Goes Through

I watched them interacting at the dining table. He asked for ‘sambar’ and handed his bowl to her to serve some. She asked him if he wanted more dosa. When he answered in the affirmative, she shared the crispiest part of her dosa with him. She knew he didn’t like soft dosas.   Later as…

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The Importance of a Parent Training Program
For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

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