Parenting any child is a challenge, but parenting a child with special needs adds many challenges, heartaches, and headaches. There is always a reason to be grateful
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...
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.
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...
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.
This deals with letter pattern choices for the long vowel 'a' sound. Further contact suggestions and practical ways to help a child read and spell.
Help and advice for parents & helpers of dyslexic children. Background information and practical suggestions to support reading practice. Designed to reassure and provide an upbeat approach.
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.
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.