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Parent-Led Autism Therapy (PACT) Shows Lasting Benefits

parent-child-playA therapy that focuses on parents’ communication skills may have lasting benefits for young children with autism, a new clinical trial suggests.

Researchers from the United Kingdom found that preschool children who took part in the program had less-severe autism symptoms six years later, compared to kids […]

5 Ways to Bully-Proof Your Kid

Talk about it. Talk about bullying with your kids and have other family members share their experiences. If one of your kids opens up about being bullied, praise him or her for being brave enough to discuss it and offer unconditional support. Consult with the school […]

How to Shape & Manage Your Young Child’s Behavior

parents with kidsHelping shape your children’s behavior is a key part of being a parent. It can be difficult as well as rewarding. While at times it can be challenging, a few key principles can help.

Modeling Behavior 

Children learn by watching everyone around them, especially their […]

What Parents Can Do to Support Friendships

friendsFriendships are important, but your guidance and monitoring of activities are needed for your child to be safe and successful. As children grow, friendships take on new meaning. Parents who have open communication and active involvement in the early years set the tone for […]

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