Latest articles by Cassy Christianson
Being ready for kindergarten means that your child is able to attend to and learn the information being presented in the academic setting and is emotionally able to interact appropriately with her teacher and fellow students. What are some of the skills e..
Down syndrome is a genetic variation that affects one out of 800 to 1,000 babies born in the United States. More than 350,000 people live with Down syndrome in the United States. Although all children are unique in their patterns of development, children ..
It’s the Fourth of July and families everywhere… wait in anticipation for late afternoon picnics on the beach with a large group of friends and family, and excitement builds for the annual fireworks display that always follows. For some children (and ..
Research states students retain more of their learning in year-round programs or programs with short breaks throughout the year. With all of the budget cutbacks, ESY may not be an option for your child. Here are some tips on things you can do to ensure yo..
Getting your child to sleep is one of the most difficult tasks for Parents. If your child has special needs, this becomes a sometimes impossible task. Establishing a bedtime routine can sometimes make it easier for your child to fall asleep. Here are some..
If your child does not qualify for preschool services from your school district’s special education program, there is still hope. It may take more time in researching the community options available but the time and energy you put into it is a worthwhil..
Los bebés y los niños con retrasos motrices o problemas de movimiento se pueden beneficiar de la intervención temprana. Esto incluye apoyo y entrenamiento para el niño y la familia. Estos son proporcionados por terapeutas, educadores o especialistas e..
Every child is unique and develops at his or her own pace. Still, there may be times when you have concerns about your child’s development. It helps to learn about typical development and find resources to promote your child’s wellbeing. You can also ..
El espacio es un factor clave para determinar el ambiente escolar apropiado para su niño. Pero el personal de enseñanza es el factor más importante para determinar el ambiente “correcto.” Esta lista de verificación le servirá de guía cua..
Your child may be eligible for Designated Instruction Services (DIS), also known as related services. These support services help a child benefit from his special education program. They also help him make progress in the general curriculum. Eligibility i..