Category: Speech & language

  • How Should We Respond to Autism?

    What has autism got to do with me? Why is it important that I should be aware of autism? You may be unsure of the answers to the above questions but how we respond to autism is important because it can make a difference to the lives of individuals with autism and their families. According […]

  • Autism Awareness Month : How to teach a child with autism?

    Applied Behaviour Analysis, commonly known as ‘ABA’, is a systematic method of used to support and/or improve behaviour to a meaningful degree. An ABA program is a systematic teaching approach that uses methods of behavioural psychology including discrete trial and positive reinforcement to analyse information and behaviour, in order to systematically teach new skills. ABA […]

  • Autism Awareness Month : Managing Challenging Behaviour

    POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT Positive behaviour supports principles that regard a right of a child to be treated with dignity. It focuses on a child’s overall success, not just the challenging behaviours. When dealing with a challenging behaviour, positive behaviour support implies that there is a reason behind most inappropriate behaviours or face difficulties in acquiring […]

  • Hari Kesedaran Autisme 2015

      HARI KESEDARAN AUTISME 2015 , April 19 2015, Fakulti Pendidikan UKM  Mari kita bersama menyokong, mendidik, membela dan menyayangi

  • Autism Awareness Month : Treatment Options for Autism Spectrum Disorders

      GOLD STANDARD TREATMENT: APPLIED BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS (ABA) According to Schreck & Miller’s (2010) research, “Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) has been extensively documented by researchers, national and state governments, and the US Surgeon General as the gold standard and most empirically validated of treatments for autism spectrum disorders”. ABA is in essence the only teaching […]

  • [Q&A] Child weird behaviour

    Question: My girl is 23 months old now & under the day & night care by nanny (except weekend with Parents), every time when she about to poo (or other action), we try to clean her, initially she reluctant to clean(say no… don’t want. When we observed her request not to clean her, she will cry […]

  • When should I seek speech therapy for my child?

    How Do Parents Know if Their Child is at Risk of Having Speech and Language Impairment? My child just needs more time to learn. My child can understand whatever I say. My child is lazy. When asked to repeat what I say, he/she won’t do it. Boys speak later than girls. My child is just […]

  • Should My Child Learn Multiple Languages?

    Should we or should we not teach our children multiple languages at a very young age? Will my child be a jack of all trades but master of none? As parents, should we focus more on Bahasa Malaysia, English, Tamil or Mandarin? After all, these are the languages of instruction in schools. Are dialects still […]

  • Anak saya gagap (Stuttering)

    Q:  Salam doc, saya nak tanya, saya ada seorang anak berusia 7 tahun lelaki. perkembangannya normal, tetapi sejak 2 bulan ni saya dapati dia sering gagap.sering mengulang ulang ayatnya. di sekolah dia tidak dibuli, dia boleh bergaul baik dgn kawan2 yg lain. apakah solusi kpd masalah anak saya? perlukah dia dirujuk ke speech therapist?  (Hijirah) […]

  • [Q&A] Did not call papa & mama at age 2 years 6 months

    Question: MY girl never call mama & papa till to date. She is 2 years 6 months baby. she able to read letters from A – Z, numbers from 1 – 10. Even she able to spell O N E is 1. I wonder why she never call me and my husband. She able to understand […]