Signs Of Childhood Development Disabilities And How You Can Help

In a KSP Exclusive, Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy, the Founder and Medical Director of Umeed, mentions statistics from WHO that 15% of children in India suffer from developmental disabilities. She talks about how each milestone comes with different symptoms of intellectual disabilities and how we can intervene early on. She also talks about how technology doesn’t support developmental problems and the role it plays on a child with Autism.

When you think of developmental disabilities, you often ignore indulging in knowing more if you don’t have a child with learning disabilities. But the truth of the matter is that there is an epidemic and WHO tells us that 15% of children in India are suffering from developmental disabilities.

As parents, how are we ensuring that we reach out to the right people if we spot these symptoms of disabilities and how are we making a difference in our children’s life if we only look at it as a stigma?

Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy, the Founder and Managing Director of Ummeed tell us in a KSP Exclusive that it is very important to recognize developmental delays because each milestone comes with its own set of signs. She also talks about how technology doesn’t cause the learning difficulties but it doesn’t support it either and the role it plays with a child with Autism

Tune in to this video and check how Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy is reaching out to schools and how she is trying to create awareness among the teachers. Tune into our other video with Dr. Krishna Vibhamurthy where she tells us the right way to approach education for children with special needs

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