5 Ways to Un-Plug Your Children & Encourage Them to Engage in Free Play

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Early School Age, Pre-Schoolers 36 - 60 Months

By Tamara Guo, M.Ed. Developmental Specialist In today’s over scheduled and electronic world, I am saddened to see that so many children from toddlers through elementary school lack the ability to engage and entertain themselves without the aid of adults or technology. Young children learn so much through unstructured free play. This is a true skill that should be fostered …

Day2DayParenting5 Ways to Un-Plug Your Children & Encourage Them to Engage in Free Play
sensory strategies for elementary school

Sensory Strategies for the Elementary School Classroom

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Early School Age

With summer halfway over, perhaps you’re already thinking about Back to School shopping.  In addition to the exciting preparations, you may also be thinking, “How will my child behave in the classroom?  Does his sensory system allow for him to focus on the teacher’s lessons, engage in classroom activities, and attend to tasks?” Children with sensory processing disorder face unique …

Day2DayParentingSensory Strategies for the Elementary School Classroom
early intervention therapist questions

Q&A: 5 Year Old Cannot Put Sentences Together

Tamara Guo Child Development, Early School Age

My son is 5 years old. He has been in speech therapy off and on since he was three. He cannot put a sentence together. If you ask him to say I like puppies, you might get him to say like puppy. He rarely can put three words together. He does not have a direction. What I’ve read about his …

Tamara GuoQ&A: 5 Year Old Cannot Put Sentences Together

Cognitive Development for Children 4 – 5 Years Old

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Early School Age

In Terms of Cognitive Development, Most 5 Year Olds Will: Be able to dress himself Handle all bathroom responsibilities independently Follow the rules to games, but sometimes change them as she goes Can help with chores Parenting Tips for Preschool Cognitive Development: Suggested ideas to help a toddler between 4 and 5 years develop her social and problem-solving skills: Make …

Day2DayParentingCognitive Development for Children 4 – 5 Years Old

Q&A: 7 Year Old Started Mispronouncing Words

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Early School Age

My seven year old son has recently started mispronouncing words he used to pronounce correctly. He is very bright (is being tested for the gifted program at school) and was a very early reader. Some of the mispronunciation seems to be related to how he is now “seeing” words he is reading, but it still seems strange. By way of …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 7 Year Old Started Mispronouncing Words

Q&A: 7 Year Old Cannot Pronounce “K” and “G” Sounds

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Early School Age

My 7 year old daughter is unable to pronounce K & G sounds correctly. Please suggest any exercise or any good speech therapist in Delhi or Gurgaon (India). I would suggest contacting a local speech and language pathologist for a speech evaluation for your child. You may find resources through your local school, hospital or clinic. Perhaps this agency in …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 7 Year Old Cannot Pronounce “K” and “G” Sounds

Q&A: 5 Year Old with Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Early School Age

My son is 5 years old. He has been in speech therapy off and on since he was three. He cannot put a sentence together. If you ask him to say “I like puppies”, you might get him to say “like puppy”. He rarely can put three words together. His school speech therapist says she’s heard of apraxia, but doesn’t …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 5 Year Old with Childhood Apraxia of Speech