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Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr Opens a Dialogue with the Autism Society New Brunswick by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 30 Mar 2013 7:18am L: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Jody Carr R: Autism Society New Brunswick Acting President Harold Doherty The Autism Society New Brunswick meeting last Saturday March 23, 2013 was scheduled to be a regular meeting with election of a new Board of Directors and routine business.  That plan was changed, the elect ... Read on »
The Parent’s Role In Child Development Programs by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Dec 2013 7:00pm It’s no secret that a child’s education plays a significant role in her development during early childhood and is a determining factor in her success as an adult. Helping young children to acquire the skills they need to progress and develop along the prescribed timeline is one of a parent’s most important jobs. Understanding the role that pa ... Read on »
Government task force seeks Child Development Specialist by Heather .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:52pm Every time I go to the hospital for lab work, I have to register. It's a very time consuming process, and very lame, especially when I am only there to drop off a 24 hour urine sample. I have in the past tried to just dump my pee on someone, but no, I have to sit and wait to be called, and then go through the "registration" process, which consi ... Read on »
Health Advice For New Mothers To Help Curb Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Jun 2012 11:50am From Nursery World….. Australian researchers from Sydney Medical School and the University of Sydney studied more than 600 first-time mothers and their children. The mothers received eight home visits from community nurses before and after their child was born. Visits were designed to coincide with early childhood development milestones ... Read on »
Child Development Game Predicts Kindergarten Achievement by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:15am By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kids Nutrition Specialist A few months ago, Mum Mums reported a story explaining that kindergarteners were lacking adequate playtime as a result of schools making curriculum more difficult to prepare kindergarten kids for elementary school. Other scholastic experts, however, feel many kids enter first grade ill prep ... Read on »
Onset of Autism and Effects on Child's Development by Your Therapy Source Posted Sun 25 Apr 2010 3:00am The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders will be publishing research on when and how autism symptoms appear and its effects on childhood development. Data was collected from 2720 parents via questionnaires. Children were divided into three groups 1. Regression of skills - 44% of the children exhibited a regression of social, cognitiv ... Read on »
Child Development US News and World Report Discusses Kindergarten Tests and the Importance of Play by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:44pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kids Nutrition Specialist After kids finish preschool, it is time to take the big step into kindergarten. For a young child, it is a serious milestone in those first few years of life. Kindergarten provides more learning time in an attempt to prep for first grade, but has kindergarten gotten too serious for kids? A ... Read on »
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy by AWeidman Posted Sat 27 Dec 2008 11:50am Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) is an evidence-based and effective form of treatment for children with complex trauma and disorders of attachment [1].   It is an evidence-based treatment, meaning that there has been empirical research published in peer-reviewed journals.   Craven & Lee (2006) determined that DDP is a supported and accept ... Read on »
5 Reasons Why Recess is Important for Child Development by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 31 Jan 2014 12:50pm No matter what the weather, schools need to encourage recess time.  Whether it be free play time outdoors on playground equipment, using loose parts (ie balls, jump ropes, etc) or indoor time on rainy, cold days, students benefit from the break for some of the following reasons: 1.  Children learn self regulation and the ability to foll ... Read on »
Understanding Your Child’s Development Pattern by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:26pm 3 Comments Understanding Your Child’s Development Pattern Child, Development Stages, Parenting, Toddler By recognising the developmental patterns of early childhood, parents can help provide guidance and activities suitable for their children and ease their transition from one stage to the next. It is important that at each stage parents do their b ... Read on »