One of the UK’s top educational psychologists and the consultant psychologist at Dubai-based specialist training and capacity building consultancy, Ebdaah, says the time children under five spend watching television or playing computer games should be kept to a minimum to help them develop social
These conditions are all neurodevelopmental difficulties and have common roots. They may be mild or severe within an individual, who may also exhibit more than one of them. They tend to be more common in boys than girls, and within a family there may be more than one manifestation.
A proven child development programme (CDP) which allows pre-school teachers and parents to fast track the movement, thinking, language, communications and social skills of children from two to six years old is to come under the spotlight at a one-day conference in Dubai this June.
As the UAE’s agenda on children with special needs places new pressures on school leaders, Dubai-based Ebdaah puts the spotlight on the issue at a one-day forum later this month (February 28).
Muscat: Oman, as a signatory to a United Nations (UN) convention on the disabled, should ensure the rights of persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others, says an official at Ebdaah, a UAE-based specialist training and capacity building consultancy.