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The Benefits of Block Play for Young Children by: Ideen Iravantchi

2018-02-19T04:16:22+00:00

Has block play become a thing of the past? Many parents now provide tech entertainment such as tablet computers and video game systems for their growing preschool children. With overuse of high tech entertainment the question arises as to whether or not creativity, cognitive enhancement, and find motor development become [...]

The Benefits of Block Play for Young Children by: Ideen Iravantchi2018-02-19T04:16:22+00:00

Developmental Progression of Pretend Play

2018-02-19T04:34:42+00:00

Developmental Progression of Pretend Play By Sherri Johnson, Psy.D. Throughout my many years of working with children I have marveled at the development of pretend play. I am in wonder as I have watched my own children and thousands of other children progress through the stages of social development. [...]

Developmental Progression of Pretend Play2018-02-19T04:34:42+00:00

Developing Homework Skills for a Lifetime by Patricia Jewell

2018-02-19T04:54:24+00:00

Patricia Jewell is an experienced teacher in a general education classroom and also in special education. Dr. Johnson has the pleasure of being Mrs. Jewell's professor for special education and administration leadership classes for the past several years. Developing Homework Skills for a Lifetime By Patti Jewell M. Ed. [...]

Developing Homework Skills for a Lifetime by Patricia Jewell2018-02-19T04:54:24+00:00

How is a Child Assessed for ADHD? Part Two

2018-03-04T04:41:42+00:00

How is a child assessed for ADHD? Part Two By Sherri Johnson, Psy. D The diagnosis of ADHD should be made through a well defined process that looks at a variety of factors in the child’s life. Just exhibiting behaviors of inattention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity should not result in [...]

How is a Child Assessed for ADHD? Part Two2018-03-04T04:41:42+00:00

Diagnosis and Intervention of ADHD: Part One

2018-03-04T04:14:49+00:00

A Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in School Age Children By Sherri Johnson, Psy.D. PART 1 WHAT IS ADHD? “ Does my child have ADHD? “ is one of the most frequently asked questions by parents when they are concerned about school performance. Teachers and parents alike [...]

Diagnosis and Intervention of ADHD: Part One2018-03-04T04:14:49+00:00

The Alexander Family Adoption Story by Tisha Hubbard Alexander

2022-02-18T21:11:50+00:00

When my husband, Monte, and I got married in 2000 we knew we would adopt someday. We had no idea we would be called by God to adopt many children, but that is the exact path we are on. We currently have 3 biological boys [...]

The Alexander Family Adoption Story by Tisha Hubbard Alexander2022-02-18T21:11:50+00:00

Reading to Babies and Preschoolers from LifeStages

2018-02-20T04:42:38+00:00

Parents are their children's best teachers! Babies and preschoolers who are read to several times per week develop early reading skills that prepare them for learning to read once they enter school. The foundation of reading and writing skills begin with the child's experience with being read aloud to, [...]

Reading to Babies and Preschoolers from LifeStages2018-02-20T04:42:38+00:00

Picky Eaters – How to Please Them…

2018-03-04T21:39:00+00:00

Is there a picky eater in your household? Has it been frustrating? If so, use the following tips to help prevent mealtime battles, and to ensure there is still plenty of variety and nutrients in their meals.Younger children tend to only eat when they are hungry. Therefore, do not force [...]

Picky Eaters – How to Please Them…2018-03-04T21:39:00+00:00
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