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Autism warning signs – what to look for

Posted on: July 21st, 2013 by Joy No Comments

While clear indications of autism are often evident to professionals by the age of two, some children may not get a definitive diagnosis until years later.

Knowing the warning signs that a child MAY have Autism Spectrum Disorder will help you determine if you should seek advice from your pediatrician, and/or a specialist. If you have any concerns at all, you should consult your child’s physician. (more…)

 

Concerned about autism?

Posted on: July 7th, 2013 by Joy No Comments

autism_graphicEvery child develops differently. Sometimes it’s difficult to determine if your child is developing quickly or if he or she is struggling with skills that seem to come easy for children of the same age. It can be especially hard to guess if the child is the first born, or is an only child. (more…)

 

Basketball & Soccer make Algebra fun!

Posted on: April 21st, 2013 by Lorrie 1 Comment

algebraFinding free educational games to challenge your children’s math skills when they get into middle school and high school can be a difficult task. Luckily, I came across a site that integrates important algebra skills with some of kids’ favorite pastimes: sports and action games. (more…)

 

Missing Letter Match

Posted on: March 29th, 2013 by Joy No Comments

This charming game pits the mischievous moon, “Gil” against a star named “Terry”. Gil has taken a letter out of each of Terry’s words and the player must put the words back together again. Kids will enjoy catching the stray letters as they¬† bounce back and forth on the screen and drag them to the correct set of letters to complete a word. He/she may then go to the next level to form some new words. (more…)

 

Spelling Puzzle sharpens skills

Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by Joy No Comments

Do you remember the old fashioned, photocopied Mix and Match spelling puzzles in school that presented two sets of word fragments, and you were required to draw a line from one fragment on the left side to its match on the right side to form a complete word? I used to love these games as a child, and now, as an adult, I can appreciate their educational value.¬† (more…)