Early Intervention
October 12, 2018

Walking on tiptoes is normal when a child is just learning how to walk. However, in some cases toe walking may be associated with certain medical conditions or cause developmental delays. Consult a physician if it doesn’t go away by 2 years of age.

Author: Colleen Walsh, RN, MSN, CPNP
Source: Inceptive Education 
Estimated time to read: 02:51

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October 9, 2018

Every child’s development is unique, influenced by genetics, prenatal development, the care he or she receives after birth, and the experiences prompted by his or her environment. So there is a wide range of what may be considered ‘normal’ development.

In this video leading scientists review both basic and clinical research and discuss factors that influence child development from birth to two-years old, helping us understand what to look for, how to interpret what we observe, and what, if anything, can be done to intervene if something goes “wrong.”

June 22, 2018

This article summarizes major developmental milestones that all parents should track. Delayed developmental milestones can be early symptoms of developmental or other disorders. Early diagnosis and intervention helps improve the prognosis and outcome.

Author: Dharam Goel, MD and Myrto Frangos, MD
Source: Inceptive Education 
Estimated time to read: 02:35

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Read about the relationship between the number sense and aptitude for math, early signs of dyscalculia and how to help children develop number sense

Author: Bob Cunningham
Source: Understood.org
Estimated time to read: 05:10

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Hearing loss has significant negative impact on child’s development. This article from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) lists different areas of development that are affected by the hearing loss. Children with hearing loss remain an under-identified and underserved population. By understanding the importance of hearing and early intervention, parents can help change remedy the situation. 

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