“Don’t ignore learning disability signs in Children” Experts discusses the issues in workshop held at panchkula

Panchkula, 03 October 2015 

The experts have stressed the need of screening learning disability in young children. They discussed the ideas on how to identify Learningdisabilities in Young Children in regular classrooms in a workshop organized by ISHH Guidance and Counselling Centre, Panchkula on Saturday.

Dr. Shashi Sethi Senior neuro psychologist and the Director of the centre said that learning disabilities as an emerging problem in children. 

The chief Guest of the Workshop Dr. Adarsh Kohli, Clinical Psychologist, and HOD department of Psychology PGI, delivered a lecture on “Specific Learning Disabilities” in which she addressed the students how they increase their attention and concentration and can increases their memory from short term to log term and also gave knowledge about the symptoms of Learning disabilities. 

Dr. S. K. Bansal, Senior Neurologist shared his experience about learning disability and other neruological problems in children .

Dr. Shashi Sethi delivered the lecture on Diagnosis learning disabilities through formal assessments in which she shared her knowledge about learning disability and how to assess learning disability through different tests and how to make individual educational plans for the students with learning disabilities. Other eminent speakers were Dr Chhaya Sambharya Prasad, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician lectured on ” red flags and warning signs of learning disabilites  Dr. Sneh Bansal, Associate Professor, Education her topic was “Identifying Learning Disabilities in Regular Classrooms : Informal methods” and Mrs. Harpreet Kaur, Principal, GHMSS, sector-38 Chandigarh.

She delivered the lecture on “Provisions and Exceptions by boards for LD” in which she shared her experience related to school and how should teachers can help and motivate students with LD.

ISHH Guidance and Counseling Centre is an innovative and RCI registered centre based in Panchkula  that seek to address the education needs  of children, specifically those who  experience a range of learning challenges.