Early Childhood

Early Signs of Autism in Infants and Toddlers

The newest research suggests that autism is now affecting up to 1 in 88 children. That makes it certain that someone you know will have a child affected by this devastating condition in your lifetime.

Research consistently shows that the earlier autism is diagnosed, the more positive the effects of early intervention are. This is due […]

By |May 23rd, 2012|Autism, Early Childhood|0 Comments

Stress in Infants and Toddlers

Therapy can help.
Like older children or adults, infants and toddlers sometimes have problems with their behavior or emotions when they experience stress. Stress can include such things as seeing family members fight, being separated from important people, not having enough to eat or not having a place to live. Babies who were born early or have had medical problems sometimes experience stress during the hospital stay or doctor’s visits. […]

By |February 3rd, 2012|"Thoughts, Tips and Tidbits" Blog, Early Childhood|0 Comments

What is Infant Mental Health?

As a trained infant mental health provider, I am aware that many people do not understand the work I do or why therapy for babies and young children can be important. This pamphlet created by Project ABC in Los Angeles is a great tool for understanding the needs of young children. Many families ask me, […]

By |February 3rd, 2012|"Thoughts, Tips and Tidbits" Blog, Early Childhood|0 Comments