Daytime Snoozes Help with Language Development Researchers from the University of Oxford, in the UK, have found that infants that take more daytime naps tend to develop a larger vocabulary… read more →
“Children can’t be what they can’t see,” says author Laurie Lawlor, of Evanston, Illinois. Her 2017 book Super Women: Six Scientists that Changed the World—a nonfiction account designed to excite kids 8 and up about math, science and engineering—cultivates positive role models via inspirational personal stories. She points out that most of those depicted were not that well known, and therefore can be emulated and more readily related to.
Schoolchildren are learning the calming effect of tuning into their minds and bodies through a pioneering program in Baltimore, Maryland, that’s replacing time outs and school detentions with mindful moments. Trained staff—including many former students
This concerning downward trend began more than a decade ago. The percentage of babies and toddlers eating canned or frozen fruits and vegetables declined by 10 percent between 2005 and 2012, and the consumption of dark, leafy greens among those under 2 has halved since 2005. Dr. Annemarie Stroustrup, an associate professor with
The analysis found that children experienced a notable drop in school absences and infections in the first year after the surgery, but that these benefits did not persist over time.
Outdoor Learning Engages the Whole Child Meredith Montgomery Nature-based schools provide a child-centered, guided discovery approach to early learning that appeals to kids, parents and teachers and offers far-ranging benefits.
Babies can start out life in a fresh, new place: Starting September 4 delivery suites will be ready at the newly minted Family Birthplace at Patewood Memorial Hospital. There, the goal of the Greenville Health System staff is to bring professional expertise, compassion and tenderness to provide the best experience possible for moms and babies.
Neurofeedback works through repetition and positive reinforcement. It is an alternative treatment for ASD that works at the source, rewiring the brain for healthy and long-lasting changes.
A new paradigm shift regarding autism spectrum disorder (ASD) centers on evolving beliefs about the possibilities for those living with autism, as well as the unimagined brilliance they possess and their need for supportive help.