Tag Archives: Child

Making special education work for your child during COVID-19

Even in normal times, parents wrestle with decisions about how best to support their children’s development. Now, however, parents are faced with nearly-unprecedented choices, and problems with no clear solutions: What if in-person schooling is better for emotional health, but remote schooling is better for physical health? How can children foster social skills without typical… Read More »

How Do I Know If My Child Needs a Tutor?

How Do I Know If My Child Needs a Tutor? As parents, we want our kids to deliver the best efforts in their academic subjects at school. Sometimes, buckling down and studying just isn’t quite enough to see them excel and your child may need an extra helping hand. Take math, for example. Some students can… Read More »

How to raise a resilient child

An excerpt from the Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child. If you look it up in the dictionary, you might see the term resilience explained as having the ability to bounce or spring back into shape after being compressed, stretched or bent. Trees are resilient to wind and storm, for example. Resilience is also… Read More »

If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions that might not develop within their lifetime. A UNC School of Medicine study proposed a method for how to responsibly determine which types of conditions to include in testing and potentially return to parents. CHAPEL HILL, NC… Read More »