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Singing and Music: How to Promote Language in Young Children

Emily Fawcett Child Development, Child Routines, Communication

Children begin to communicate the moment they are born.  From cries to coos, parents learn their child’s communication without the use of words. One fun way parents can interact and play with their child is through music.  Music can serve many communicative purposes.  Singing a soft lullaby to a tired child can drift the child to sleep.  Participating in finger …

Emily FawcettSinging and Music: How to Promote Language in Young Children
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The Picture Exchange Communication System | Alternative Communication Intervention

Emily Fawcett Child Development, Child Routines, Communication

Communication comes in many forms. From a cry to express hunger to rhythmic kicks of their feet to show excitement, children begin communicating in the earliest years of their life. For most, communication continues to develop and becomes an everyday effortless activity; however, for individuals with disabilities, communication can be a constant obstacle.

Emily FawcettThe Picture Exchange Communication System | Alternative Communication Intervention
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Stress Cues in Infants: Understanding Why Your Baby Is Crying & More

Hillary Thomas Behavior, Child Routines, Expressing Wants & Needs

Why is my baby crying? It can be quite overwhelming to respond to the needs of your new baby let alone know what they need and when.  Why is she crying? Why is she making that face?  I wish she could tell me what she needed.  These are all questions and thoughts that go through every parent’s mind.  The good …

Hillary ThomasStress Cues in Infants: Understanding Why Your Baby Is Crying & More