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Tips For Raising An Autistic Child | Moms

Tips For Raising An Autistic Child | Moms | Children | Scoop.it
Learning that your child has autism is difficult for many reasons. First and foremost, you have to come to grips with the fact that your child may develop emotionally and socially at a different rate than their peers.

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The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain

The Lowdown on Longhand: How Writing by Hand Benefits the Brain | Children | Scoop.it
Studies show that note-taking with pen or pencil is critical to processing and representing information, something that students lose when tapping on a keyboard.

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Sally DeCost's curator insight, August 14, 8:41 PM

More evidence of the value of handwriting!

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Tips for reducing stress in the classroom

Tips for reducing stress in the classroom | Children | Scoop.it
Helping kids with reducing stress in the classroom starts at home with parents introducing this life-long skill of managing stress.

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The 36th AVENUE | 10 Things Children Learn From Parents

The 36th AVENUE | 10 Things Children Learn From Parents | Children | Scoop.it
Today I am sharing 10 valuable qualities that children can learn by their parents example. Let me tell you I was lucky to grow up as the youngest child of a loving family. As you can see I am not saying a perfect family but a loving one. We had plenty of imperfections, plenty of craziness...

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The Truth About Parenting And Smartphones - Forbes

The Truth About Parenting And Smartphones - Forbes | Children | Scoop.it
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The Truth About Parenting And Smartphones
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Recently, journalists and researchers have been blaming smartphones for bad parenting. They want us to put down our devices and focus on our children.
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Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work - North American Press Syndicate

Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work - North American Press Syndicate | Children | Scoop.it
North American Press Syndicate Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work North American Press Syndicate Moms re-entering the workforce face a variety of obstacles and pressure including balancing fulfilling duties at home and performing in the...

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Dawn Matheson's curator insight, January 23, 4:32 PM
What do you think? Is it really possible to "avoid the guilt"?
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Are iPads and tablets bad for young children?

Are iPads and tablets bad for young children? | Children | Scoop.it
Paula Cocozza: Tablet ownership has more than doubled in the past few years – and as many parents are finding, children are highly proficient at using them. But are these devices harmful to their development?

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Katherine Page Burdick's curator insight, January 10, 4:46 PM

Great article...

 

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ipads and kids, screen time

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Tips For Raising An Autistic Child | Moms

Tips For Raising An Autistic Child | Moms | Children | Scoop.it
Learning that your child has autism is difficult for many reasons. First and foremost, you have to come to grips with the fact that your child may develop emotionally and socially at a different rate than their peers.

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Beginning Again

Beginning Again | Children | Scoop.it

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Divorcely's curator insight, December 15, 2012 11:50 AM

Begin again no matter how awful yesterday may have been it's a brand new day :)

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Infographic: A Trail Map for Parents of Children with Special Needs - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - Innovation, Online Learning, sped, spedchat

Infographic: A Trail Map for Parents of Children with Special Needs - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - Innovation, Online Learning, sped, spedchat | Children | Scoop.it
We are excited to share the new infographic from PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online speech and occupational therapy services for K-12 students and children with special needs.

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Apps for Special Needs | MOMs with apps

Apps for Special Needs | MOMs with apps | Children | Scoop.it

These apps for special needs were made by the developers at Moms With Apps to assist children and families. We will update this list periodically.

 

If you have feedback on the apps, please contact the developers as they are very open to collaboration. The descriptions below are NOT reviews – they are descriptions written by the developers.

 

Click headline to read about the apps and access hot links--


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Are mental health problems the new ADHD for preteens?

Are mental health problems the new ADHD for preteens? | Children | Scoop.it
Diagnosing a mental health disorder in preteens isn't easy, but treatment is available if you fear your child is suffering with more than typical teen angst.

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5 Magic Questions – Help Your Teen Learn from Mistakes | Strong for Parenting Blog

5 Magic Questions – Help Your Teen Learn from Mistakes | Strong for Parenting Blog | Children | Scoop.it
For parents: A portal to articles, videos, podcasts, book reviews and expert insights and tips for preparing a young person to be a happy, successful, independent adult. (Experience is a great teacher...if you search for the lesson...
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5 Hidden Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Children

5 Hidden Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Children | Children | Scoop.it

It’s been talked about for years.  The “experts” have all chimed in.  Statistics show that reading aloud to kids helps develop the skills necessary to read and ignites a passion for reading into the hearts of little listeners.

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Back to School: Teens and Digital Stress

Back to School: Teens and Digital Stress | Children | Scoop.it
Being a teenager today is not easy. As schools open throughout the country during August and September, teens are dealing with more than the normal stress that we dealt with before technology....

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Dawn Matheson's curator insight, August 16, 5:59 PM

Worth reading the whole report at New Media and Society Journal

 

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5 ways to help your kid have a great school year (Hint: don’t help him)

5 ways to help your kid have a great school year (Hint: don’t help him) | Children | Scoop.it
Do you do too much for your child? Here are 5 ways to teach them to do for themselves, and become more independent this school year.

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Rosemond: Older parenting rules might be worth a try - News & Observer

Rosemond: Older parenting rules might be worth a try
News & Observer
As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared.
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Are iPads and tablets bad for young children?

Are iPads and tablets bad for young children? | Children | Scoop.it
Paula Cocozza: Tablet ownership has more than doubled in the past few years – and as many parents are finding, children are highly proficient at using them. But are these devices harmful to their development?

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Katherine Page Burdick's curator insight, January 10, 4:46 PM

Great article...

 

Terry Doherty's curator insight, January 11, 5:56 PM

ipads and kids, screen time

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Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work - North American Press Syndicate

Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work - North American Press Syndicate | Children | Scoop.it
North American Press Syndicate Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work North American Press Syndicate Moms re-entering the workforce face a variety of obstacles and pressure including balancing fulfilling duties at home and performing in the...

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Dawn Matheson's curator insight, January 23, 4:32 PM
What do you think? Is it really possible to "avoid the guilt"?
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Staying Sane While Parenting Teens-Interview

Staying Sane While Parenting Teens-Interview | Children | Scoop.it
With the lack of communication between parents and their teens in homes today, today's guest on Parent Choices for Struggling Teens, C. Lynn Williams shared some "time tested tips" and strategies for parents to "stay sane" while raising their tweens and teens with host Lon Woodbury..

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, October 7, 2013 5:30 PM

"Taking care of yourself" is a basic that often is overlooked in tips list. -Lon

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Can A Seizure Look Like A Tantrum In Children

Can A Seizure Look Like A Tantrum In Children | Children | Scoop.it

Seizure in children can look like a tantrum but the root cause is different. Tantrum in children is an expected loss of control over emotions.


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Exquisite Minds: Creative and Gifted Children

Exquisite Minds: Creative and Gifted Children | Children | Scoop.it
Support for Educators and Parents of Creative and Gifted Children "The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them." -- Albert Einstein

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Elizabeth Schaefer's curator insight, December 8, 2013 3:25 AM

"Parents and teachers who work with gifted children can find resources, online games, tips, tools, and more on this social site."

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Divorce and the Special Needs Child - Research - Lawyers.com

Divorce and the Special Needs Child - Research - Lawyers.com | Children | Scoop.it
In many instances, the establishment of a Special Needs Trust is essential to protect a child's support/assets without disqualifying him or her from government benefits.

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How to Boost the Self-Image of Preteens

How to Boost the Self-Image of Preteens | Children | Scoop.it
**This is a guest post from Nick Diliberto from PreteenMinistry.net Preteens are undergoing massive amounts of physical growth. Their height, weight, bones, muscles and internal organs are growing ...

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Chicago mom: Monitoring tweens online is exhausting but necessary

Chicago mom: Monitoring tweens online is exhausting but necessary | Children | Scoop.it
New social media sites are popping up all the time. It's becoming more and more important for parents to take the time to learn about these websites to protect their kids. (Ask.fm, Vine, Kik...Never heard of them?

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10 Reasons Parenting is the World's Hardest Job - BlogHer (blog)

10 Reasons Parenting is the World's Hardest Job - BlogHer (blog) | Children | Scoop.it
10 Reasons Parenting is the World's Hardest Job
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In my pre-kid days, when I'd hear people say parenting is the hardest job on Earth, I'd nod along in benign agreement.

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