Esther Wells

Hello,am Esther Wells. I am a special needs teacher at Kisima, a centre that specializes in teaching children with special needs. At the centre, I have been instrumental in creating awareness about the rights, skills and talents of special needs children.

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Autism and fidgeting: What Parents Can Do When their Autistic Kids Fidget

Autistic people are at most times anxious about so many things. They will be anxious about light, meeting new people, being expected to interact socially with other even when they do not feel like doing so, noise made by other children as well as the randomness with which people are doing things. If asked, an …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism is one of the most common developmental disabilities that affect 2 to 5 children out of every 10,000 kids. Autism is a disorder that was first described in 1943 by American psychiatrist Leo Kanner. The terms ‘Autism’, ‘Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)’, and ‘Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)’ have been used interchangeably within literature and by …

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