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Here’s part 2 of the Developmental milestones post.  I found a really great handout from the Firstwords project at Florida State University.  It is a slightly different format, but the list is so great I couldn’t pass it up.  You can click here to visit their website.  They have a lot of excellent free information!  The milestones

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I’ve been wanting to write a post about questions for a while because I feel like asking your child questions and/or quizzing them is something that’s very misunderstood.  Ironically enough, I’ll begin this post by asking a question. When you show your child a picture or item and ask “what is it”, are you teaching?  The

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According to Shankardass, one in six children has a developmental disorder–but they’re mostly diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms rather than their brain activity. Using new technology that measures the brain’s electrical activity, doctors like Shankardass are able to render more accurate analyses of what’s going on inside their patients’ heads. For instance, she

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What can your child do?  As a therapist working with individuals who have autism, I hear about the things they can’t do quite frequently.  From the time of diagnosis on and sometimes before diagnosis, parents are told everything their child can’t do. What most people forget is that at some point they couldn’t do most

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