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Learning Disabilities in Children

Signs of Learning Disabilities in Children- Their Causes and Treatment  

03.01.2023 | 12:32 pm

Does your child understand your instructions properly and is at par in academics? Does your child understand game rules promptly? If not, then it might indicate a learning disability. Learning disabilities are learning difficulties a child faces at mental and physiological levels. Let’s understand it more deeply. What are learning disabilities? A learning disability is […]

Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy

Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy  

29.12.2022 | 6:55 am

The ketogenic diet, also known as “keto” was devised in the 1920s, and has shown signs of working well for seizure management. It’s now largely regarded as one of America’s hottest eating fads. ​The ketogenic diet is commonly used to treat people with untreated epilepsy. So what is a “keto” diet? Let’s find out! Definition […]


Understanding Dyslexia  

22.11.2022 | 9:44 am

What is dyslexia? Dyslexia is a common condition that causes children’s learning and reading difficulties. In dyslexic children, the capacity to perceive and comprehend linguistic sounds is impacted. Children who have dyslexia have trouble processing new words or splitting them into digestible bits that they can then sound out. Reading, writing, and spelling become difficult […]


What is Paediatric Physiotherapy  

05.09.2022 | 12:25 pm

A very commonly asked question that a paediatric physiotherapist may get asked is “why do children need physiotherapy?” Physiotherapy involves assessing, diagnosing and managing difficulties with movement and function. Movement is an integral part in a child’s development. Movement enables a child to explore parts of his own body as well as the environment. Children […]

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7 Steps of Articulation Therapy– A Guide for Parents  

01.08.2022 | 11:37 am

Articulation therapy is used for children who have difficulty producing certain sounds. This form of therapy uses exercises to help enhance the ability of the child to articulate. Speech and language therapists will work on sounds that are developmentally appropriate. Some children are not yet ready to produce certain sounds. These steps will not be […]


Concussion injuries in Children: A quick Fact check!  

28.07.2022 | 6:01 am

All of us have experienced some sort of “bumps” to our head at some point in our lives. Not all head bumps need medical attention; however, some head injuries can be significant enough to warrant specialist intervention. In this blog, I will focus on head injuries causing concussions in children, which is a very common […]

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Our Services  

18.07.2022 | 4:47 am

Pediatric Neurology Neuropedia provides top-rated and specialized Pediatric Neurology care in Sharjah. We provide complete care for infants and children. Our Pediatric Neurologists understand that families may be searching for answers about a child’s condition or seeking the very best in treating a complex disorder. We have a team of UK Trained Consultant Pediatric Neurologists […]

Common Myths about Dyslexia

7 Common Myths about Dyslexia  

18.10.2021 | 1:13 pm

Dyslexia is a condition classified by learning difficulties, especially when reading, writing, or interpreting words or symbols. In general, this disorder doesn’t affect intelligence as a whole, however, children with this condition might find conventional learning methods difficult. There are several myths surrounding Dyslexia. They are as follows: Myth #1 A common misconception is that […]

Stuttering in children

Do you have concerns that your child is stuttering?  

18.10.2021 | 1:10 pm

Stuttering is a relatively rare form of speech difficulty, affecting more school-aged boys than girls. If we listen to anyone’s speech, we notice that no one has “perfect speech”, free from disfluencies. The difference to look for is the amount of effort and tension associated with the movement of stutter/disfluencies. Fluent speech is the smooth, […]

Best indore activities for kids

10 Best Indoor Activities for Kids  

14.09.2021 | 10:46 am

Play is an important part of a child’s development, but it’s not always possible to step outside. Especially in the UAE where heat is rampant. Here are 10 Best Indore activities for kids : Arts and crafts Arts and crafts never get old, manage to keep your little ones occupied and help improve their imagination […]

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Taking a Closer Look at Child Development Theories  

14.09.2021 | 10:43 am

Child development theories are those that focus on how a child grows and transforms over childhood. These theories are comprehensive and include a broad spectrum of markers such as emotional, social, and cognitive growth.  These theories came forth within the first half of the twentieth century, through a range of experts known as behaviorists. These […]

Cognitive Development Milestones

Cognitive Development Milestones for 3-5-Year-Olds  

08.08.2021 | 5:59 am

During the preschool period, your child goes through several developmental milestones, including cognitive abilities. During this time, children learn about symbols and advanced play, while also focusing on single thoughts and enhancing their memory skills. Here are the cognitive milestones that your child should meet. Memory Memory or the ability to store and retrieve information […]

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Five Reasons Why You Might Miss the Symptoms of High-Functioning Autism  

08.08.2021 | 5:57 am

Autism spectrum disorder or ASD is usually diagnosed in toddlers to young children. However, in certain cases, some children might be left undiagnosed, especially if they have high-functioning autism. Sometimes, this might extend even until adulthood.  Here are reasons why such symptoms are missed out.  Symptoms aren’t apparent Those with high-functioning autism usually have normal […]

Pediatric physiotherapist

Importance of Physiotherapy in children  

15.07.2021 | 5:44 am

A Physiotherapist helps to restore a person’s movement or function when they are affected by injury, illness or a disability, using a holistic and patient-centred approach. Physiotherapy can be beneficial for people of all ages with a wide range of health problems, including bone and joint, brain and nervous system, heart and circulation and lungs and […]

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Homeschooling Pros and Cons  

11.05.2021 | 10:49 am

Homeschooling is the act of educating your children at home. It is a progressive movement that is becoming more popular, especially after the advent of the pandemic. Families around the world choose to homeschool for several reasons.  Here are the pros and cons of homeschooling  Time spent with family Pros: You can spend more time […]

Behavioural Therapy

Tips to Parent Your Shy Child – Behavioural Therapy  

11.05.2021 | 10:43 am

Shy children are common and natural, but it isn’t always necessary to parent them in the same way as you would an extrovert. While they might not become social butterflies, they could be intuitive and decisive in other ways. Moreover, there are certain methods you can use to help them in social settings. Children are […]

Occupational Therapy

How can Occupational Therapy Help me and my Family?  

01.05.2021 | 7:24 am

Yes, it’s a word that you may have heard at the doctor’s office or a post online. What is this about? What does it have to do with my child? What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapy (OT) is the only profession that focuses on helping people, across the lifespan, to do the things they love […]


Keeping the energy going during Ramadan: Nutritional tips for children.  

24.04.2021 | 6:42 pm

It’s that time of the year where all the Muslims around the world are excited and busy with the preparation of the most blessed month ‘Ramadan’. Our children are no exception to this excitement. Although, Islam doesn’t make Ramadan fasting compulsory for children before puberty, but many children do like to fast during this month […]

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How to make your child’s first Ramadan fast a positive experience  

13.04.2021 | 5:17 am

The first fasting experience for any child during Ramadan is very significant, however, it could be difficult. Fasting for so many hours in a day is a tiring prospect, especially as they need to study and learn new things at school.  As such, it’s important to make their first experience a positive one. Here are […]

Sleep disorder treatment in Dubai

What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Child’s Mind  

12.04.2021 | 12:17 pm

Sleep is an important source of energy for both adults and children, however, a lack of sleep has major repercussions on kids.   These include general irritation, a spike in stress levels, poor memory, learning problems and lack of motivation. It could also lead to bouts of anxiety and depression.  The guidelines for sleep timings […]

pediatric physiotherapy

Physiotherapy for Infants and Children  

03.04.2021 | 11:52 am

Physiotherapy is important for people of any age, but there is a specific branch of physiotherapy for infants, children, and adolescents. This is also known as pediatric physiotherapy.  It mainly deals with children aged between 0 to 18 years, and also works towards the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of physical ailments within children. It’s important […]

Down Syndrome

Facts About Down Syndrome That Parents Should Know  

21.03.2021 | 10:02 am

Down Syndrome is a chromosomal condition that occurs in one out of every 700 children. The main cause for down syndrome is the presence of an extra chromosome. Every baby is generally born with 46 chromosomes in each cell, 23 from the mother and 23 from the father. Those with Down Syndrome have an extra […]

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Why does your child need Speech Therapy?  

15.03.2021 | 7:43 am

Speech Therapy includes the evaluation and treatment of communication issues including speech disorders. Conducted by Speech Therapists, certain techniques help children overcome obstacles in communication.  Why does your child require speech therapy? Several speech disorders form in childhood, spurring the need for therapy. These include: Articulation disorders This disorder occurs when your child isn’t able […]


Cerebral Palsy Symptoms and Causes  

16.01.2021 | 10:10 am

Cerebral Palsy: Symptoms and Cause Cerebral Palsy includes a group of disorders that hamper the coordination and movement of muscles. In several cases hearing, vision and sensation are affected too.  Cerebral relates to the brain while palsy refers to issues with body movement. It is one of the most common causes of childhood motor disabilities. […]

Behavioral Therapists for Autism

Hi Rasmus  

12.08.2020 | 9:18 am

Introducing Hi Rasmus – a Technology-Based Platform Uniting Parents with Behavioral Therapists for Autism Attaining evidence-based autism treatment, anytime, anywhere is a highly valuable resource to have. Moreover, Autism requires skilled therapists and specialists for treatment, and families are often made to move to find the right fit. Hi Rasmus shortens that gap by providing […]

Sleep disorder treatment in Dubai


02.02.2020 | 7:01 am

  Epilepsy caused due to abnormal brain activity, leads to seizures or moments of irregular behaviour, abnormal feelings and a general loss of awareness. It is classified as a neurological disorder. Recognizing seizures, especially in children, is not easy – even more so in babies and infants as they are unable to express themselves. Seizures […]


Are weak cognitive skills preventing your child reading success?  

12.12.2019 | 6:40 am

Reading and comprehension largely rely upon the cognitive skills of a child. The weaker the cognitive abilities, the more it will prevent your child’s abilities. There is always a reason behind this. In case your child is struggling to read or grasp basic concepts, there is a new and powerful approach to reading and comprehension. […]



26.11.2019 | 8:43 am

  With National Day of UAE being around the corner, let us discuss about the most discussed and debated topic ‘FOOD’. So many different diets are being discussed in the present time, but we have forgotten the importance of accepting and celebrating the traditional food items and traditional food culture. Emirati food culture is a […]


Ketogenic Diet for Controlling Seizures in Children  

05.08.2019 | 10:53 am

While medications are predominantly used for treating epilepsy,  ketogenic diet could also be prescribed by doctors as an effective way to control seizures. The diet could complement medication or could also help in cases when medication have not shown any response. The ketogenic diet consists of a greater proportion of fat as compared to carbohydrates […]


Role of Genetic Testing in Diagnosis and Treatment of Developmental Delay  

07.07.2019 | 10:05 am

Development delay in children can be determined through observation, family history specifications, diagnostic tests and physical examinations. In the case of disorders pertaining to undefined etiology, genetic tests offer an added diagnostic tool. They serve as the primary-line of testing for children facing development delay disorders.  A genetic test is usually recommended when there could […]


Children Must Stay Hydrated: A Neurological Perspective  

16.06.2019 | 7:14 am

As summer sets in, the risk of dehydration among children increases. Dehydration in children can be highly debilitating; affecting their cognitive abilities, mood and overall brain function. Moreover, children are far more susceptible to dehydration than adults as they tend to sweat more and are heavily reliant on others for sources of hydration.  Why is […]

Down Syndrome in Children

How to Identify Down Syndrome in Children  

11.06.2019 | 6:00 am

What is Down Syndrome? How to Identify it in Children. Each cell in the human body includes a nucleus that stores genetic material. These genes hold the codes that define our traits and are grouped together in structures known as chromosomes. Every nucleus holds 23 pairs of chromosomes, inherited by each parent in equal parts. […]