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Rehabilitation therapies

NIARC / Rehabilitation therapies

The Physical Therapy program helps a child achieve maximum independence by facilitation of gross motor skills through task-oriented training, exercises, developmental therapies, positioning, alignment and environmental adaptations. The physiotherapist who works one to one with the children will get to know them through play before commencing any formal therapy.

The Physical Therapy program helps a child achieve maximum independence by facilitation of gross motor skills through task-oriented training, exercises, developmental therapies, positioning, alignment, and environmental adaptations. The physiotherapist who works one to one with the children will get to know them through play before commencing any formal therapy.

  • Facilitation of gross motor skills
  • Strengthening&Range of motion exercises
  • Endurance training
  • Balance and Coordination training
  • Weight management
  • Tone management
  • Positioning
  • Gait training
  • Training with Assistive devices (walker) , Wheel chair training
  • Home accessibility assessments and modifications
  • Parental training and Scheduling of Home based exercise program
  • Specific advice for positioning and carrying the child at home.
  • Teach parents how to facilitate their child’s movement
  • Teach Home based exercises
  • Teach how to reduce the risk of contractures and deformities
  • Advise on the use of equipment

Occupational therapy helps children live more independently with their unique needs through the therapeutic use of play, self-care, learning, and leisure activities. We aim to make the child as independent as possible in the skills he/she needs for everyday life through a one to one training program

  • Developmental motor intervention
  • Fine motor skill training , Hand function training
  • Balance and coordination training
  • Training of Activities of daily living (ADL) and Instrumental ADL
  • Sensory integration
  • Cognitive retraining – Attention , Concentration
  • Oral/motor feeding and swallowing training
  • Visual perception retraining
  • Auditory and Vestibular retraining
  • Rest , Sleep preparation and participation
  • Play and Leisure exploration and participation
  • Social participation – Family , Peer , Community
  • Environmental adaptations and adaptive devices

Speech & Language Therapy provides treatment, support and cares for children who have difficulties with speech, language, or swallowing.In NIARC, our Speech therapists work with children ilndividually on programs such as Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), articulation programs and auditory-verbal therapy.

We also have group therapy sessions to promote interaction, communication, and social skills. These programs are individualized according to a child’s abilities and needs. The therapists work with parents to train them on how to encourage their children to communicate more. For children who require support with feeding or have swallowing difficulties, safe feeding strategies and swallowing techniques are also taught.

Our dedicated space for Audiology services consists of state of the art equipment to identify the extent of hearing impairment through investigations focusing on both peripheral and central processing.

Our therapy program address;

· Speech-articulation,voice,fluency(stuttering)

· Receptive and expressive language

· Communication

· Hearing Impairment

  Hearing evaluation

  •   Hearing aid / cochlear implant selection
  •   Counselling about care and maintenance of aids
  • Auditory training
  •   Speech therapy
  •  Home training
  •   Regular follow up
  •   Pre School program
  •   School program – Segregation and Integration

· Augmentative and alternate communication (AAC)

· Cognition

·Language-based reading difficulties

· Oro-motor dysfunction

· Swallowing  and feeding disorders

· Therapeutic listening

·Central auditory processing disorders

·Standardized developmental testing

 

Clinical child psychology is a specialty that develops and applies scientific knowledge to the delivery of psychological services to infants, toddlers, children and adolescents within their social context.

In NIARC, our Psychologists deal with the children displaying a variety of psychological, behavioural, developmental, academic, family, peer and health-related difficulties in a variety of settings. They work with the children on one on one session, identifies the problems of the child, makes diagnostic formulations, and finalise the appropriate therapeutic strategies for the child by formulating the short term and long term goals. The therapist with the help of the caregiver carries out various principles of psychotherapy to the child, and homework assignments are given for the better recovery of the child.

Our Psychotherapy Program includes:

·         Clinical Interview

·         Psychological Assessments – IQ , Learning disability, Socio-adaptive functioning, Development, Autism, ADHD, Behavioural

·         Diagnostic Formulation

·         Functional Behaviour Analysis

·         Applied Behaviour Analysis

·         Behavioural Therapy

·         Attention Enhancement Strategies

·         Behaviour Modification

·         Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

·         Relaxation Training

·         Parental Counselling/Guidance

·         Family Counselling

In NIARC, our Special educators work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities. They provide a continuum of services, in which students with special needs receives varying degrees of support based on their individual needs.  They adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and maths. They also teach basic skills, such as activities of daily living, social skills and communication techniques.