A parenting program for children with autism spectrum disorder has been completed. The interactive program concluded on Sunday at Orchid Care Home and Rehabilitation Center Pvt. Ltd. in Bashundhara under the chief hospitality of Dr. Anilraj Ojha. Asmika Katuwal presented a welcoming remark during the program, which was chaired by the center's founder, Yamuna Katuwal.
Dr. Asim Shrestha and Orchid conservator Ujjwal Sharma, were special guests in the event led by Abhikshya Adhikari, and parents participated enthusiastically.
During the discussion, Dr. Sharma advised about how to start the therapy. Similarly, Achyut Bhandari offered thorough information regarding occupational therapy. He discussed ways to make daily life easier for youngsters with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and global development delay.
In the program, Pratibha Sedain shed light on speech therapy and presented information on how to facilitate it. She said that parents should teach children the way they learned. Similarly, Hari Dahal presented information about vision therapy, and Manisha Meena presented information about various aspects of physiotherapy.
Orchid's aim is to rehabilitate children and continue to move forward by involving their family members in addition to offering quality services in a child-friendly setting for children with developmental delays and those at risk.
Dr. Ojha, the chief guest, had an idea for easing autism without viewing it as a problem. He urged parents to make life simpler for such children and to encourage their education.
Tara Lamichhane, speaking on behalf of the parents, offered her experience on how parents may encourage their children's activities. Even though she lives in the United Kingdom, he believes that children with autism in Nepal are doing quite well.
In the interaction, Viswananda Subedi spoke about the Golden Rule. He told about how to discipline children and facilitate their behavior, while Achyut Bhandari shed light on the subject of EIP. Similarly, Sujiv Baniya, the dad, has also expressed his thoughts on the subject.
On the occasion, parents voiced a number of concerns, which Dr. Asim Shrestha attempted to address. He recommended parents to embrace their children's disease and focus on assisting their children's numerous activities.
Yamuna Katuwal expressed her appreciation to everyone involved in the event, in which parents eagerly engaged, and stated that such activities will be continued in the future. She informed that Orchid's aim is to rehabilitate children with delayed growth and development into society while providing them with the supporting infrastructure. Similarly, she added that they will continue to move forward by involving their family members in addition to offering quality services in a child-friendly setting for children with developmental delays and those at risk.