Infants and children with motor delays or movement problems can benefit from early intervention. This involves support and training for the child and family. It is provided by therapists, educators, or behavioral specialists skilled in working with childr..
Transitions can be hard, even for an infant. Do your best to make the transition from the hospital to your home a smooth one for your new baby and you. Here are a few tips: A Restful Environment Your baby will need a restful, healthy environment to make a..
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet™ DEFINITION Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) refers to the underdevelopment of the optic nerve during pregnancy. The dying back of optic nerve fibers as the child develops in utero is a natura..
http://www.blindbabies.org/ Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ DEFINITION Albinism refers to a group of inherited conditions. People with albinism have absent or reduced pigment in their eyes, skin or hair. They have inherited genes that do not mak..
Overview of the National Standards Project What is the Purpose? The National Standards Project serves three primary purposes: To identify the level of research support currently available for educational and behavioral interventions used with individuals ..
On December 7, 2011, Doug and I celebrated Liam’s 1st birthday. It was a fun day that included all the typical birthday festivities: food, games, eating his birthday cake. Liam was a typically-developing one-year-old who was talking and playing. Two mon..
The pleasure watching a child enjoying a favorite meal or birthday cake is familiar to all. Meals are a time for you to insure your child’s proper nutrition to promote health and development and a time for the whole family to share and connect with each..
Good hearing is key to developing good speech and language skills. We know that the foundation for these skills develops during the critical early years from birth to age three years old. Unfortunately, hearing loss continues to be one of the most common ..
There may be times when you may have questions about your baby’s developing attachment or social-emotional development. If you have concerns, it may be helpful to talk with your pediatrician, a trusted early childhood educator, or a mental health provid..
Here are some ways you can support your child’s social-emotional development. Develop responsive and consistent care-giving routines. Infants and young children benefit greatly when they feel that their needs are being met in a consistent, respectful, a..