Blogs – Cognitive Development Learning Centre

ABA technique: Positive Reinforcement

  There are different ABA techniques that are commonly used in managing children with difficulties. These are Positive reinforcement, behavior chaining, video modeling, differential reinforcements, self-management, and shaping. Each of them has different processes and goals. Let’s discuss what positive reinforcement is. Positive reinforcement is a concept that can be used to help ... Read More

The ABA Process

In our previous article, we discussed the two types of Behavioral Management for children with special needs. In this article, we will focus on the ABA technique as it is the commonly used method in managing children with special needs. First, we need to know what the ABA process is. The ABA program must be customized to each learner's skills, needs, interests, preferences, and family situation ... Read More

Types of Behavioral Management

There are two behavioral management models that are commonly used in facilitating children with special needs.  The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The Applied Behavior Analysis or ABA technique addresses specific and immediate behavioral issues. On the other hand, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT  takes a much broader approach to encourage wholesome ... Read More

ADHD Parenting

Parenting can be tough, but it is tougher when parenting a child with an ADHD condition. Your child needs more support and attention, especially during the early developmental stage. It can be very frustrating because it is a very difficult time for both the children and the parents but there are ways how to reduce the stress brought by the situation. Here are some: 1. Pay attention to their ... Read More

Learn How to Learn

Learning starts as early as when we’re born, and it continues for the rest of our lives. Learning doesn’t only happen when one enters school the same thing as it doesn’t end when we finish our education. As cliché as it may sound, it’s true that learning is forever.   There are two kinds of people in terms of learning. First, those with a fixed mindset, and second those with a ... Read More

What does early intervention do for children with Autism

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a broad range of development disorders characterized by difficulties in socialization and communication and restricted/ repetitive pattern of behavior and interest. With early intervention, children with autism can practice social interaction, communication, thinking, self-help, and independence. It has also been shown to improve functional outcomes ... Read More

Late Talker

Is your child is around 18-30 months but not talking or has limited speech output? Are you told to “ wait and see” as all the children develop at their own pace by professionals or relatives? We can understand this can be very confusing situation for parents who seek advice for their late-talking child.   Every child is unique. However, we should know that there are certain speech a ... Read More

Benefits of Speech and Language Therapy for Children

As a parent, you might be wondering what can your child gain from attending speech and language therapy sessions; what makes this different from school lessons or other academic activities. In this article, we will be listing down a few benefits that your child may acquire from attending speech therapy sessions. Keep in mind that speech and language interventions are planned according to the probl ... Read More

Benefits of Early Intervention For Speech and Language Delays

Speech and Language delays in children are the first sign of developmental problems. Early Intervention is crucial in this stage to address and prevent issues that may hinder the child’s development. Speech and language delays are more difficult to cure over time - earlier treatment is always better.   Here are some of the benefits of Early Intervention for speech and language delays ... Read More

Overview of Early Intervention

Early intervention is a term used to describe the services and supports that are available to babies and young children with developmental delays and disabilities. The support is also extended to their families and caregivers.  Such services may include areas in communication, physical and other types of intervention based on the child and family’s needs.   Early intervention will ha ... Read More