Archive | June, 2012

Trading Clothes: What to Do with All Those Outgrown Clothes

27 Jun

trading clothes

As a mom, I see my child outgrow clothes practically before they are worn. For example, I bought him 2 sets of sandals for summer in mid April (we leave in the heat) and by mid May his feet had grown them by 1.5 sizes. There are several great options out there for what you […]

Autism and Technology

20 Jun

autism and technology

Can Autism and Technology Work Together to Help Solve on Upward Epidemic It seems like technology is everywhere so why not for those who need it most. While the iPad is getting more readily assessable even to infants (yes I saw the Fischer-price case), why not for those with other challenges. There is a site […]

Fun Free Toddler Apps: for iPhones and iPads

18 Jun

toddler apps

As summer is here and vacations are sure to be a worry if you have a little one in tow, here’s a list of fun free toddler apps that will keep your children entertained while challenging them to learn something too. 9 Free Toddler Apps to keep your little one busy learning… Play Phone This […]

Adaptive Behavior and Behavior Scales: Truly Defining a Child

14 Jun

adaptive behavior

Adaptive behavior means that the behavior or “anything that an organism does involving action and response to stimulation” (Merriam-Webster, 2006) is adaptive or “modification of an organism or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its environment” (Merriam-Webster, 2006). In other words…Adaptive behavior is the ability to adjust to […]

Intellectual Disability and Defining Intelligence

12 Jun

intellectual disability

Intellectual Disability has historical been defined as an IQ under 70, but where does the 70 arrive from. The following addresses issues surrounding the meaning and measurement of intelligence. It identifies issues and proposes solutions. Defining Intellectual Disability Intelligence means “the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations : […]

Getting Baby to Sleep Through the Night

8 Jun

Getting Babyto Sleep Through the Night

Need some keys on getting baby to sleep through the night. My child was a horrid sleeper. One day someone asked me if he was colic because he was tired (everyone in the house was), and I thought that’s it we need to fix this. I read multiple books, but these were some keys that […]