Autism and Special Needs

Education

Anthos House: A unique school for children with special educational needs (SEN) opens in Nigeria

Finally, children with special educational needs can now get the quality education they deserve. Special education has always been a challenging area, as most institutions lack the resources and expertise to provide support for children with special educational needs in Nigeria. In the last couple of years, special needs education has gained more exposure in…

special assessment

What Should You Do When Your Child Needs Special Assessment?

At the LagosMums 4th Annual Parenting Conference and Exhibition last year (2017), during her session, Mrs Tosin Babalola shared a few nuggets to help parents be more educated about their child’s developmental milestones and about special assessment. How do you know when your child needs special assessment? There are certain developmental milestones that children attain at…

How to help your child with autism sleep better

How To Help Your Child With Autism Sleep Better

Most children with Autism have sleeping difficulties. A lack of a good night’s sleep can affect not only the child but everyone in his or her family, especially mum. Their sleeping difficulties include difficulty falling asleep, inconsistent sleep routines, restlessness or poor sleep quality, waking early or waking frequently. [Autism: The myths and the facts]…

Autism: the myths and the facts

LagosMums Talks Autism: The Myths And The Facts

April is Autism awareness month. LagosMums Talks launched our first podcast with this very important topic. We had a chance to get an exclusive on the myths and facts of Autism with Monisola Olorunfemi, a  Board Certified Behavior Analyst. I certainly learnt a lot and I’m sure this insightful episode will give you valuable information as…

Women and girls with autism

Empowering Women And Girls With Autism

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day that holds on the 2nd of April every year. It raises awareness of issues surrounding people, particularly children, with autism worldwide. The theme this year is “empowering women and girls with autism” In November 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution drawing attention to the…

Autism Awareness- The Reinforcer Kits; A Motivation Your Child Needs.

Autism Awareness- The Reinforcer Kits; A Motivation Your Child Needs.

asktoks.com is an organisation that provides behaviour therapy for children living with autism and other neuro-developmental disorders. So let’s imagine a typical day for super mums, busy! busy!! busy!!! but no matter how busy and  stressful our day has been, we always want to max out on time with our children. One way to do…

How An Autistic Child Can Excel

Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder is a condition that is usually detected in children when they are between the ages of 2-3 years. It is usually identified by challenges with verbal communication, social skills and repetitive behaviours. Parents of children with autism, as with parents of other special needs children, suddenly find themselves thrown into the deep…

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