Behavioral disorders – Development of behavior in children is a complex process, influenced by inherent temperament as well as exogenous influences like family and social environment.  Consequently, all children, like all adults, have unique behavioral traits, usually within the acceptable limits of deviance. It is important to differentiate these benign… Continue Reading Behavioral disorders

All children acquire one or more habits at some point of their development. The term disorders in children denotes unusual persistence of habits, which interfere child’s physical, emotional and social functioning. Most of these disorders indicate a physical expression of underlying emotional tension (tension-discharge phenomena). Althougn the list of disorders in children… Continue Reading Disorders in children

Learning disorders or disabilities (Minimum brain dysfunction syndrome) include a large group of low severity-high incidence disorders, all characterized by ‘difficulties in coping with academic skills (learning) due to problems related to attention span, speech, language or motor co-ordination, which can not be explained by intelligence quotient, visual and hearing… Continue Reading Learning disorders

Palmar grasp – As the child grows and develops itself, he goes through several stages. These stages are called reflexes. They are different stages and have different reflexes. The different reflexes in the child development are “adaptive value of reflexes”, “moro reflex”, “Walking  or stepping reflex”, “rooting reflex”, “sucking reflex”, “tonic… Continue Reading Palmar grasp