Children’s Behavior is an important part of the growing process.

Children at playChildren’s behavior is always taken into account by daycare centers specially in how they interact with one another.

Autism in Preschoolers: An interview with Diane Van Driesen Part 2

March 17, 2010

Tweet Tweet Autism is a huge issue that may affect many daycare providers or those that own childcare centers.  Diane Van Driesen, Director of Autism Services for the Wawa Eden House, clarifies autism spectrum disorder and describes special services for autistic children. Van Driesen also provides advice for parents of autistic children who are searching [...]

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Autism and Daycare: An interview with Diane Van Driesen Part 1

March 15, 2010

Tweet Tweet Autism is a huge issue that may affect many daycare providers or those that own childcare centers.  Diane Van Driesen, Director of Autism Services for the Wawa Eden House, clarifies autism spectrum disorder and describes special services for autistic children. Van Driesen also provides advice for parents of autistic children who are searching [...]

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ADHD in the Preschool Setting: Interview with Sara J Dorison Part 3

February 5, 2010

Tweet Tweet Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of disorders that include inattentiveness, over-activity, and/or impulsivity. Daycare providers must recognize the signs of symptoms of ADHD as well as how to manage children diagnosed with the disorder. Part 3 of our interview with child neurologist Dr. Sara J. Dorison provides tips for [...]

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ADHD in the Preschool Setting: Interview with Dr. Sara J Dorison Part 2

February 3, 2010

Tweet Tweet Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of disorders that include inattentiveness, over-activity, and/or impulsivity. Daycare providers must recognize the signs of symptoms of ADHD as well as how to manage children diagnosed with the disorder. Part 2 of our interview with child neurologist Dr. Sara J. Dorison details the important [...]

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ADHD in the Preschool Setting: Interview with Dr. Sara J. Dorison

February 1, 2010

Tweet Tweet Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a group of disorders that include inattentiveness, over-activity, and/or impulsivity. Daycare providers must recognize the signs of symptoms of ADHD as well as how to manage children diagnosed with the disorder. Our interview with child neurologist Dr. Sara J. Dorison details the important aspects of ADHD [...]

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Developmental Screening Tests for Preschoolers: Interview with Dr. Pio Andreotti

December 30, 2009

Tweet Tweet Developmental screening is a procedure designed to identify children who should receive more intensive assessment or diagnosis for potential developmental delays. Developmental screening allows daycare providers and parents the ability to receive a snapshot of a child’s development. Our interview with Dr. Pio Andreotti, NYS Licensed Psychologist, discusses the importance of developmental screening in [...]

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Separation Anxiety in Daycare: Interview with Dr. Shannon Ayers

December 25, 2009

Tweet Tweet Separation anxiety is a stage of development in which children become anxious, nervous, or scared upon separation from a parent and is normal in preschool and daycare. Children may cry and cling to parents at daycare center drop-off time, need a carry a security item throughout the day, and/or cry at pick up [...]

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Thumb Sucking in Young Children: Q& A with Dr. Michele Saysan

September 15, 2009

Tweet Tweet Thumb sucking: Is it a true issue for young children? An interview with Dr. Michele Saysan, a Riley Hospital for Children pediatrician, answers questions about thumb sucking that are common among parents and licensed daycare providers. Q: Is thumb sucking harmful for children? A: Thumb sucking can be bad for children. Children who [...]

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13 Ways to Encourage Good Behavior in Toddlers

September 14, 2009

Tweet Tweet As children develop, they learn the skills to be polite, cooperative and helpful. Along the way, it is the duty of parents and daycare providers to encourage and support appropriate behaviors. Two childcare experts give excellent tips for reinforcing good behavior in toddlers. Suzy Martyn, Parenting Consultant, Speaker, and author of Enjoy the Ride: [...]

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Development Screening Tests for Young Children

September 10, 2009

Tweet Tweet Does your daycare center participate in developmental screening? Screening is the process by which a brief, well-validated, standardized tool is administered among young children to aid in the identification of children who may be at risk of a delay or disorder. Most screening tools take only 10-20 minutes to administer per child. A [...]

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