Have you noticed, or been told by your child’s teacher, that he has trouble writing? If so, there are many different hands-on learning games you can do with your child that can help improve his handwriting ability. Technically termed graphomotor weakness, handwriting problems are not necessarily related to general fine…

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Flapping hands, spinning, opening and closing doors, and saying the same words over and over again can try the patience of even the most tolerant parents. These behaviors, which are called self-stimulatory behaviors or “stimming” for short, are actually quite common in children with delays in language development. Sometimes, though,…

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  It’s been about a week since we started the new plan for N. In my previous post on problems in school, I wrote that N. was having trouble settling down during her first class period in first grade. While I bandied around a couple of solutions (which you can…

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