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Child Development
The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism
The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism What is this approach? This neuro-diversity affirming approach seeks to teach therapists how to interpret behavior and generate interventions built on deepening a provider’s understanding of autism learning styles. Therapists are trained to create effective interventions based on the strengths and learning styles of autistic children. Core to...
What is Container Baby Syndrome?
A “container baby” is a newborn or young infant who is placed in a container such as a car seat or stroller for extended periods of time throughout the day. “Container Baby Syndrome” (CBS) is a term used to encompass the various conditions all linked to babies that spend a long time in a container...
Developmental Delays
Do you have a son or daughter struggling to reach early childhood milestones? If so, they could be showing signs of a developmental delay. What is Developmental Delay? Developmental delay is diagnosed when a child struggles to perform everyday skills including motor (movement), cognitive, social and emotional, speech and language, and other daily living skills....