CSE Department

The Cognitive, Social, and Emotional (CSE) Development department is committed to fostering holistic growth and well-being in children across three vital domains: cognitive, social, and emotional. In the cognitive realm, we strive to enhance thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and academic readiness through personalized interventions.
Our focus is on identifying cognitive strengths and areas for improvement and providing targeted support to help children thrive. In the social domain, we prioritize the cultivation of healthy relationships, effective communication skills, and social competencies.
Through engaging group sessions and interventions, we empower children to navigate social interactions with confidence and build meaningful connections with peers.
Finally, in the emotional domain, we promote emotional well-being, self-awareness, and regulation skills.
Through individual and group therapy sessions, we assist children in exploring and managing their emotions, developing coping strategies, and building resilience.

Our CSE Development department utilizes a diverse array of engaging methodologies to nurture comprehensive growth in children.
Through individualized sessions, our team delivers tailored assessments and interventions crafted to meet each child’s unique needs.
Concurrently, our group sessions offer dynamic platforms for social engagement and cooperative skill-building within a nurturing environment.
Additionally, our innovative drama and play-based activities provide an imaginative outlet for self-expression, creative exploration, and emotional understanding.
Embedded within our structured setting, children receive unwavering guidance and support from seasoned professionals who prioritize their holistic development and well-being, ensuring that each child receives the personalized attention and resources essential for cognitive, social, and emotional advancement.


A neurodevelopmental assessment is a comprehensive evaluation of a person’s neurological and developmental functioning, typically performed by healthcare professionals such as pediatricians, child psychiatrists, or developmental pediatricians. The assessment is often used to identify and diagnose developmental disorders and conditions that affect the nervous system, particularly in children.

The primary goals of a neurodevelopmental assessment include:

  1. Identifying Developmental Delays: Assessing whether a child is meeting age-appropriate developmental milestones in areas such as play skills, social interaction, and cognitive abilities.
  2. Diagnosing Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Identifying and diagnosing conditions like autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, and learning disabilities.
  3. Evaluating Neurological Function: Assessing the functioning of the nervous system, including motor skills, sensory processing, and the presence of any neurological abnormalities or conditions.
  4. Formulating Intervention and Treatment Plans: Develop recommendations for interventions, therapies, and educational programs to support the child’s development and address any identified issues.

    Neurodevelopmental assessments can be conducted for individuals of various age groups, depending on their specific needs and concerns. These assessments are not limited to a particular age group and can be tailored to the individual’s developmental stage and the issues being evaluated.

Here are some age groups for which neurodevelopmental assessments can be conducted:


Infants and

Assessments for very young children can help identify developmental delays or neurological concerns. They often focus on milestones related to cognitive, motor skills, communication, and social interaction.


Preschoolers and Early Childhood

Neurodevelopmental assessments for children in the preschool and early childhood age group (3 to 6 years) aim to evaluate cognitive, social, and general development.



Assessments can continue throughout the school-age years (6 to 18 years) to monitor educational progress and to diagnose conditions like ADHD, learning disabilities, or autism.


Adolescents and Young Adults

For older children and young adults, assessments may focus on areas like academic achievement, social skills, emotional well-being, and transition planning for adulthood.

Assessment tools

  • Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development

    Used for infants and toddlers up to 3 years old to assess cognitive, language, motor, social-emotional, and adaptive behavior development.

  • Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales

    This tool assesses cognitive abilities in individuals from 2 to 85+ years old, providing measures of verbal reasoning, abstract/visual reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and short-term memory.

  • Carolina Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs

    This curriculum-based assessment tool is used to evaluate developmental progress and create intervention plans for infants and toddlers with special needs.

  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC):

    A comprehensive assessment of cognitive abilities in children aged 6 to 16 years, measuring verbal comprehension, perceptual reasoning, working memory, and processing speed.

  • Conners Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scales (CBRS)

    Assesses a wide range of behavioral, emotional, and social concerns in children and adolescents, including ADHD symptoms.

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2)

    A standardized observational assessment used to diagnose ASD and evaluate communication, social interaction, and play skills.

  • Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI)

    Specifically designed for children aged 2 years 6 months to 7 years 7 months, this tool evaluates cognitive abilities, including verbal comprehension, perceptual reasoning, processing speed, and working memory.

  • Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC)

    Evaluates emotional and behavioral functioning in children and adolescents, including areas such as anxiety, depression, hyperactivity, and aggression.

  • Children's Emotional Functioning Inventory (CEFI)

    The CEFI is a comprehensive assessment tool designed to evaluate emotional and behavioral functioning in children and adolescents aged 5 to 18 years.

  • Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning (DIAL)

    The DIAL is a standardized assessment tool commonly used to evaluate the developmental status of young children aged 3 to 6 years. It assesses multiple domains, including motor skills, concepts, language development, and social-emotional skills.

Therapy Sessions

1. Cognitive Development

  • Enhancement of Thinking Skills: We provide personalized interventions to enhance critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Academic Readiness: Our focus is on preparing children for academic success by strengthening foundational skills in areas such as literacy, numeracy, and comprehension.
  • Identification of Cognitive Strengths and Areas for Improvement: Through assessments, we identify and leverage children’s cognitive strengths while addressing areas that require additional support.
  • Skills Developed in Emotional Domain:




Memory and attention

Understanding of general concepts

2. Social Development :

  • Cultivation of Healthy Relationships: We facilitate opportunities for children to develop positive relationships with peers and adults, fostering empathy, cooperation, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Effective Communication: Our interventions focus on improving verbal and non-verbal communication skills, including active listening, expressive language, and social pragmatics.
  • Social Competencies: Through group activities and structured interactions, we help children develop skills such as sharing, taking turns, and respecting others’ boundaries.
  • Skills Developed in Social Domain:




Social interaction

Conflict resolution

3. Emotional Development:

  • Promotion of Emotional Well-being: We provide support to help children understand and manage their emotions, fostering self-awareness, self-regulation, and emotional resilience.
  • Exploration of Coping Strategies: Our therapy sessions focus on teaching children healthy coping mechanisms to deal with stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges.
  • Building Resilience: Through activities like storytelling, art therapy, and mindfulness exercises, we empower children to bounce back from adversity and develop a positive mindset.
  • Skills Developed in Emotional Domain:


Emotional regulation

Coping strategies



How we deliver sessions

Individualized Assessments

Each child undergoes a comprehensive assessment to identify their specific needs and areas for development.

Tailored Interventions

Based on assessment results, personalized intervention plans are crafted to address the child's cognitive, social, and emotional goals.

One-on-One Sessions

Children receive individualized attention during therapy sessions, allowing for focused exploration and targeted skill-building.

Group Sessions

Engaging in group activities provides opportunities for social interaction and collaboration with peers, fostering communication and teamwork skills.

Experienced Professionals

Our team of experienced professionals guides children through each session, providing expert support and encouragement along the way.

Regular Progress Monitoring

Progress is regularly monitored and evaluated to ensure that interventions are effective and aligned with each child's developmental needs.

Creative Approaches

Utilizing innovative methodologies such as drama and play-based interventions to make learning fun and interactive.

Sessions are conducted in a structured and unstructured setting that promotes a sense of safety and security, enabling children to explore and express themselves comfortably.