Children should act on inner directives and be gentle and gracious in the classroom based on these inner directives not on external punishments or rewards. We need to train children to be self-directed through consistent, fair, firm, and prompt redirection.
Behavior & Development
Autism is a neurological disorder that effects social interaction, cognitive abilities and emotional development. Early intervention and public awareness, coupled with strong research efforts are making huge strides to improve the quality of life for autistic individuals.
Many children who witness traumatizing acts are reluctant to speak about them. Some are threatened by adults, and some are simply embarrassed to admit what's going on at home. Non-judgmental support, comfort and understanding are the most important things to offer children of abuse.
Learn more about what a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) is and how you can deal with it!
Group B strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborns. Learn how intervention before you baby is born can protect him.
Asperger's Disorder is the term for a specific type of pervasive developmental disorder which is characterized by problems in development of social skills and behavior.
A recent Danish study published in the British Medical Journal shows that women who take in more omega-3 in their everyday diet during pregnancy have heavier and healthier infants, as well as fewer premature births.
Individuals inherit the genetic links for dyslexia. Dyslexia affects males and females nearly equally, and people from different ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds as well. Symptoms of Dyslexia in the Preschooler include:
Welcome to Planet Parenthood, where the sleep is scarce but the love will blow you away. Your newborn may seem to be mostly eating and sleeping, but he or she is actually tackling some complicated developmental tasks: