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Techniques for Home Study

Parents and guardians are encouraged to do their part. The therapeutic activities performed would help the child improve his developmental and academic skills (i.e. fine/gross motor, cognitive, social, language, behavior, self-help, reading and writing. However, challenges in the school are too … Continue reading

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Shapingpro spearheads National AD/HD Awareness Week Seminar

Thank you very much to all who have contributed to the success of the seminar. Various sectors have attended and listened to our distinguished resource speakers namely: Dr. Mervin Edcel Flavier (Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician), Dr. Rosalinda Cabig (Principal at DepEd) and … Continue reading

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Foundations of an Effective and Efficient Child Care Provider

In the recently concluded 8th Biennial Convention of the Philippine Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, many ideas were conveyed with scientific and factual data. It has been an enriching 2-day event attended by Pediatricians, Therapists, Educators and Advocates. There … Continue reading

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Learning from the Experts

In the ongoing 8th Biennial Convention, I summarized today’s plenary with these scientifically proven ideas, approaches and interventions for children with developmental conditions.    Inhibitory Control – The child stays seated or on table. He waits before he is instructed. … Continue reading

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Shapingpro Celebrates 4th Year Anniversary

The Shapingpro Child Therapy Center marked their 4th year anniversary with a meaningful celebration with the Ma-a Central Elementary School SPED Center on August 8, 2014.   Mr. Cayetano D. Polancos Jr., proprietor of the center conducted a free seminar … Continue reading

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Pagpapaunlad Sa Kasanayan ng Bata ay Magsisimula sa Bahay

Pagpapaunlad sa Kasanayan ng Bata ay Magsisimula sa Bahay (Developing skills of a child begins at home)                                                                                                                         The SHAPINGPRO Family Education Guide         Ang pagkakaroon ng problema sa “development” ng inyong anak o kamag-anak ay kailangan tingnan … Continue reading

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What Flight Are You On?

What Flight Are You On? By: Cayetano Polancos Jr. August 5,2013 There is a story of a woman who is speeding her car to the airport. In the highway, there is a traffic jam. She sees a car double-park, people … Continue reading

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Behavioral Therapy

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

What is Autism? Autistic disorder (sometimes called autism or classical ASD) is the most common condition in a group of developmental disorders known as the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Autistic children have difficulties with social interaction, display problems with verbal … Continue reading

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Learning Disability

What are Learning Disabilities? Learning disabilities are disorders that affect the ability to understand or use spoken or written language, do mathematical calculations, coordinate movements, or direct attention. Although learning disabilities occur in very young children, the disorders are usually … Continue reading

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Shaping Pro Advocacy Campaign

Davao SPEDition is an advocacy concept that aims to improve special children’s lives through education. Davao SPEDition is a project of allied health professionals, students of special education and paraprofessionals who have the passion to share their knowledge, skills, and … Continue reading

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