Childrens Behavior

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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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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Food Rewards vs. Non-Food Rewards for Preschool Age Children

November 25, 2009

Tweet Tweet How do you reward the children in your care? If you’re rewarding them with food, consider this: “An article published in the December 2005 issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine concluded that policies in schools that allow students to snack frequently; to consume high-calorie, low nutrient-dense foods and beverages; and [...]

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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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