Archive for 'Development'

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

According to a recent study, children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder can benefit from early intervention as early as 18 months. The study, out of the UC Davis MIND Institute in Sacramento, California says that certain [...]

PreSchoolers

PreSchoolers

The amazing developments of preschool children. PreSchoolers  If you’re the parent of a preschooler than you know preschoolers are capable of so much and they want to prove it.  Which is why allowing preschoolers to be [...]

First Year Development

First Year Development

The top two milestones in a child’s first year. First Year Development There are so many milestones in a child’s first year from rolling over, to sitting up, to standing, first words and maybe even first [...]

Bilingual Speech Development

Bilingual Speech Development

The optimum age for children to learn a second language. Bilingual Speech Today many parents recognize the value of their children learning another language.  It opens kids up to other cultures, enhances many of their academic [...]

When Do Children Outgrow Napping?

When Do Children Outgrow Napping?

Is your toddler or preschooler refusing to take a nap? It’s probably a sign that your little one no longer needs the extra sleep. Most toddlers and many preschool children have at least one nap a [...]

First Words

First Words

The connection between hearing and learning to speak. First Words As there’s a big connection between hearing and language development, knowing the signs of hearing impairment is important. Infants who are hearing impaired might not startle [...]

Language Development

Language Development

How parents can play a big role in the development of their child’s language. Language Development Just when a child will utter his or her first word is hard to say. Most experts agree that first [...]

Babies and TV

Babies and TV

How screen time hurts infants developing minds. Babies and TV It’s getting more and more difficult to prevent children from engaging in screen time.  After all those little tablets, with their touch screens can be lifesavers [...]

Brain Structure of Infants Predicts Early Language Skills

Brain Structure of Infants Predicts Early Language Skills

A University of Washington study has found that infant brain structure can help predict children’s language ability at one year of age. By using brain imaging, researchers are better able to understand how infants’ early brain [...]

Alcohol During Pregnancy

Alcohol During Pregnancy

Why it’s imperative you pass on alcohol when pregnant. Alcohol and Pregnancy There was a time when women were told that having the occasional glass of wine during pregnancy was okay.  Not so anymore.  Now it’s [...]

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