Children are at their most vulnerable years of upbringing, and studies have shown that children who experience an excessive amount of stress and trauma coupled with the inability to resolve it at a young age will significantly impact their ability to do so as adults.
Eunoia services include assessment and intervention to help identify and provide the necessary adaptations to your child. With this programme in place, children may grow up to be more resilient when they grow into adults. On the other hand, it is also important for children with special needs to be aware of their strengths and be adaptive in society.
Thus, early childhood programmes cover a wide range of areas ranging from their self-awareness to communication skills, with the aim of developing children into more confident members of the society.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder that begins early in childhood and lasts throughout a person's life. It affects how a person acts and interacts with others, communicates, and learns. It includes Asperger syndrome and pervasive developmental disorders. According to National Autism Society of Malaysia, approximately 9,000 children in Malaysia are born with autism every year. Additionally, worldwide it is estimated that 1 in 59 people are diagnosed with autism.
*Fun fact* Several famous people such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Anthony Hopkins and the creator of Pokemon, Satoshi Tajiri are known to be identified with autism traits.
Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. Different people are affected to a certain degree. Problems may include difficulties in spelling words, reading quickly, writing words, pronouncing words when reading aloud and understanding what one reads. In Malaysia, there is an estimated number of 600,000 school-going children with dyslexia. According to Dyslexia International, there are more than 700 million children and adults worldwide at risk of dyslexia.
*Fun fact* Several famous people are born with dyslexia such as Tom Cruise, Richard Branson, Albert Einstein, Orlando Boom etc.
ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder which is characterised by difficulty in paying attention, excessive activity and behaviour without regards to consequences (which are often deemed inappropriate for the person's age). Individuals with ADHD often have problems regulating their emotions and are known as energiser bunnies. An estimated 5 percent of children and 2.5 percent of adults in the world have ADHD
Speech and language impairment consist of issues of communication involve hearing, speech, language, and fluency. It is charactertised by difficulty in articulation of words. Examples include stuttering or problems producing particular sounds. Research shows that 1 in 12 individuals age 3-17 years old have disorder relating to voice, speech and language.