One significant damage of child abuse is the wounding it does to a child's self esteem. Caregivers need to take this fact into consideration in their treatment of these children.
My husband and I adopted our children. We went through years of infertility treatment and the usual trials and tribulations before we finally brought our first child home. We really wanted to be parents. And finally we were. We had hopes and...
My child, probably the only kid on this planet that when he hears "we're going to Disney World" crumples into a heap of anxiety and despair. That was his first reaction, then came the total defiance: "I'm not going! I hate Disney World!"
With the advent of the Response to Intervention process, IQ testing has been getting a lot of publicity. Many believe it is not needed, others feel it is still a valid method of obtaining information.
This family's bakery was begun to give their adult son a chance at a job and a possible future. Stories like this family's should be front page news every day.
Parents of children with disabilities face great sadness, fear, worry and more from loved ones and even family members, regarding their little angels with eyes of spite, concern and even disbelief they are really disabled at the time. The change in...
Is your child angst-ridden to the point of being "emo"? Short for emotional, the term "emo" was originally coined in the eighties to describe a musical genre that sounded punk rock but contained confessional, emotional truth. Over the years, the...
A tantrum is usually a child's most effective way of communicating a need or want and will persist for as long as they continue to work for the child.Children often learn to use tantrums as attention seeking behaviours.
Further help and advice for parents of dyslexic children. Information about dyslexic associations and where to find support and advice, support procedures within the education system and more practical suggestions to support reading progress.
Teaching a child with special needs is difficult, whether you are a parent or a teacher. Communication between school and parents enables both to experience success.