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Parenting: How to Foster Supportive Parenting
Having raised 5 children and now watching my children and their journey of parenting, I can fully agree with the following statement. Being a parent is a beautiful and rewarding journey, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges. As parents, it is our responsibility to create a nurturing and supportive environment for
AAC in Early Intervention
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is a device or system that replaces or supports natural speech. AAC can be no-tech or low-tech, including such things as gestures, writing, drawing, manual sign, picture communication boards, letter boards, etc. It might also be high tech. This includes using an application on an iPad or tablet (i.e., Proloquo2Go, LAMP,
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Developmental Stages of Play
As a parent or caregiver, it’s important to understand the different developmental stages of play in children ages 0-5. Play is not just a fun activity for children, but it’s also a crucial part of their development. Through play, children learn about the world around them, develop their social skills, and build their cognitive abilities.
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Concussions are Serious…what to Do
Odds are that you, or someone you know, has suffered from a concussion (or multiple). But did you know that concussions are actually considered mild forms of traumatic brain injury? Concussions are serious…and therefore should be taken seriously. The CDC estimates that nearly 3 million incidences of sports-related concussions occur every year, and this doesn’t
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Paced Bottle Feeding
Paced bottle feeding is a method of bottle feeding that allows the infant to be more in control of the feeding pace by slowing down the flow of milk. It also helps prevent digestive issues. Whether the child is exclusively breast fed and needing to take an occasional bottle, the child is entirely bottle fed,
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Small Talk in a World of Text
Small talk may sound easy enough, but it is a challenge for many adults, let alone children who grow up in a world of texting and social media. Teaching your child to engage in small talk makes them more socially aware and helps them communicate across generations. Use some of the following ideas to begin
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