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Year-Round Preschool: Is It Right For Your Child?

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You want to put your child into a preschool program, but you aren’t sure which one will be right for their needs. Perhaps a year-round preschool setting can be great for your child. Depending on the age of your little one and the other needs they may have, preschool in an all-day and year-round setting can certainly be beneficial. Should your child attend preschool throughout the year? Use this guide to assist you: it may be the wisest decision for your young one after all.…

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Daycare-Related Decisions To Make With Your Ex-Spouse

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Co-parenting after a divorce presents you and your ex-spouse with a series of challenges, but good communication can often be the secret to success. If you’re sharing custody of a child who will soon need to attend daycare, it will be important to get together with your ex and decide how to proceed. Each of you may have some different ideas about which daycare will be best, so it’s advantageous to be respectful as you hear your ex’s ideas, but also be sure to share your own thoughts.…

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Three Strategies That Make ABA Therapy Successful

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If you have a child who has been diagnosed with autism, it’s important that you work with a team of therapists and physicians to come up with strategies that will best help your child learn and grow. In recent years, many therapy centers recommend a type of therapy called Applied Behavioral Analysis, or ABA, for children with autism. This is a multi-faceted therapy approach that aims to understand how your child uniquely behaves and learns, and then uses that information to increase language and communication, improve focus, and decrease problematic behaviors.…

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