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Missed Developmental Milestones: When To Worry

All children are individuals who have their own personality, abilities, and strengths. With that understanding, there are some “normal” milestones parents and educators look for to see if a child is developing at a typical rate. Not all children will, and that is not cause for alarm, …

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How Sensory Toys Help Children With Special Needs

Our five senses of touch, smell, taste, sight, and sound are important learning tools for everyone, and all children learn better by playing games using sensory toys. This is especially important for children with special needs like autism. The more they use their senses, …

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Tips For Parents With Children Who Have Cerebral Palsy

The specific cause of cerebral palsy is unknown according to the CDC, and it is usually diagnosed by the time a child is 2 years old. It happens to be the most common motor disability in children, and parents of these children need all the support they can find. …

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How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health

The first time a parent hears their young child say an unpleasant word, their reaction is usually: “Where did you learn that?” The truth is, many times the child will point at the dad or mom. Oops!
Yes, our little ones are sponges that mimic what we say and do. …

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Important Advice to Parents of a Child With Down Syndrome

Maybe your first reaction to the news of having a child with Down Syndrome was fear and dread. Now you realize your little one is a loving gift to you and the entire family. He or she may look somewhat different than other children, …

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Helpful Tips for Parents with Epileptic Children

Educating your child’s school, teachers, and their peers about epilepsy is surely one of the most helpful tips for parents with epileptic children. Although there may be some limitations, children with epilepsy are perfectly capable of living a normal life and should be treated as such. …

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Starting a Conversation with Your Child About Their Disabilities

Any parent who has a child with disabilities understands that having a conversation with your son or daughter is not a “one and done” situation. Starting a conversation with your child about their disabilities is just the beginning of a long process that will continue as they grow and mature. …

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