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Tragic accidents and disasters, whether locally or far away, can profoundly impact children, stirring up strong emotions like sorrow, confusion, and fear. As parents, caregivers, and teachers, it is crucial to provide support and guidance to help children navigate through these difficult times. Here are some guidelines to assist in helping children cope after tragic […]

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Helping Children Cope After Tragic Events: Information For Parents, Caregivers

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In the intricate tapestry of a child’s academic journey, the initial years often serve as the foundation for future success or challenges. A recent study has shed light on a compelling connection between first-grade behaviour and the trajectory of reading and mathematics skills in later years. This research, which considered external factors such as parental […]

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First-Grade Behaviour Has Long-Term Effect on Reading and Mathematics in Later Years, Study Shows.

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When it comes to dyslexia, the world seems awash with information, opinions, and myths that often leave parents and educators feeling like they are lost in a sea of uncertainty. This learning disorder, characterised by difficulties in reading, has sparked passionate debates on its origins,¬†interventions, and even its existence. Amidst this cacophony of voices, one […]

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Unlocking the Mystery of Dyslexia in Early Years

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Historically, psychiatry has not been kind to parents, particularly mothers. Early ideas and research on what caused children to display emotional and behavioral difficulties made it easy to blame parents for all childhood conditions. Autism is a classic example. In the 1940s Leo Kanner, one of the most influential child psychiatrists of the time, stated […]

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When a second opinion makes all the difference

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As parents, determining when our child is ready to start school is one of our most significant decisions. The question of readiness and the ideal age for classroom entry can be perplexing. Research on this subject has consistently shown that child maturation varies, making it crucial to consider individual developmental factors. Pushing a child into […]

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Is Your Child Ready for School? A Guide for Parents

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