What is Special Needs Children??
“Special Needs” is an umbrella underneath which a staggering array of diagnoses can be wedged. Children with special needs may have mild learning disabilities or profound cognitive impairment; food allergies or terminal illness; developmental delays that catch up quickly or remain entrenched; occasional panic attacks or serious psychiatric problems. The designation is useful for getting needed services, setting appropriate goals, and gaining understanding for a child and stressed family.
Types of Childhood Disabilities and Other Special Needs :
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)
Briefing Paper on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)
Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
Reading and Learning Disabilities (Briefing Paper)
Severe and/or Multiple Disabilities
Speech and Language Impairments
Traumatic Brain Injury