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Friendships: Is an extra chromosome required? by Francine R. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Oct 2012 1:18pm Ok, this is for my Soul-Sisters (and Brothers): Does your child with Down syndrome have other friends with DS? Not the “kid I see because our parents are friends” acquaintance. Real, solid friendships with peers with DS? My husband takes Sofia to the Learning Program reading group once a month. Invariably he comes home depressed and upset. ... Read on »
Preschool Update #2 - October by Lisa Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Oct 2009 10:02pm Bridget's first preschool experience is shaping up to be very much like what I remember the other kids doing in preschool--with a few modifications. Bridget sits in a cube chair during circle time (which gives her support and boundaries), which I don't remember seeing in other preschool classrooms. There are about five cube chairs in Bridget ... Read on »
what kids really learn in preschool by Linda and Cara .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 7:45am As a follow-up to last week's post on the preschool admissions process for those of you weighing preschool options, I wanted to share a little gem I came across years ago.  Somewhere along the line with one of my three children, I got a wonderful handout on "What Kids Really Learn in Preschool" (from my preschool, natch).  Several commenters ... Read on »
what kids really learn in preschool by Linda and Cara .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 7:45am As a follow-up to last week's post on the preschool admissions process for those of you weighing preschool options, I wanted to share a little gem I came across years ago.  Somewhere along the line with one of my three children, I got a wonderful handout on "What Kids Really Learn in Preschool" (from my preschool, natch).  Several commenters ... Read on »
Understanding the less common perspective: A Thanksgiving reflection by David Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:15pm This semester in my English course, my classmates and I were asked to write an essay about education. I decided to write about my childhood educational experiences because I thought they needed to be heard. When my English teacher and my classmates read my rough drafts, they did not readily grasp the main points that I was making and th ... Read on »
Motor Activity, Memory and Attention in Preschoolers by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 20 May 2011 9:42am BMC Pediatrics published research that analyzed aerobic fitness, motor skills, dynamic balance, working memory and attention in 254 ethnically diverse preschoolers (mean age 5.2 years). Baseline data was collected along with data 9 months later. The results indicated the following a cross sectional analysis indicated that aerobic fitness lev ... Read on »
Free Webinar Including Preschoolers with Special Needs in Active Play by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 06 Jan 2012 12:54pm Heard on Twitter from @balmeras about a free webinar on February 7th entitled including preschoolers with special needs in active play. Here is the description from the Head Start Body Start website "Join HSBS Advisory Board member Diane H. Craft, Ph.D. to learn fun ways to include preschool children with special needs in active play with t ... Read on »
Simple Steps to Increase Preschool Physical Activity by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 8:28am NAEYC.org has published a great hand out on increasing physical activity for preschoolers. It includes 12 simple tips on how to encourage preschoolers to move. For example: hang pictures on the wall of children moving, use regular objects in the classroom for movement play, teach children how to use different objects for multiple uses and more. ... Read on »
Policies that Promote Healthy Eating, Activity, and Sleep are needed to curb Obesity in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 5:08pm Mum Mum’s advocates the importance of instilling healthy eating habits in the first 3 years of life, which can lay the groundwork for future health.  This mantra is consistently being backed by new research over the past few years.  The studies are telling us that even expecting mums should be on a healthy diet to [...] Read on »
Early Results of National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI) Study with TeachTown Efficacy in Pre-1st ASD Classrooms by Chris Whalen Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 6:47pm The following is a summary of our results to date in a study in progress.  This is a collaborative research effort with Jigsaw Learning (TeachTown), Los Angeles Unified School District, and Cal State University, Los Angeles.  The study will conclude in June, 2009 and final results will be posted this summer.  In addition, the results will be su ... Read on »