Multiple Births

Special Needs: Impact Of Disability On Siblings And Parents

DISABILITY AND THE FAMILY From Shere. M.O. (1956) Socio-emotional factors in families of the twin with cerebral palsy. Exceptional Children, 23:197-208. This picture from Shere's study in 1956 raises two questions : (i) the image of the other ...

Twinless Twin

Loss of multiple(s) "We don't know what to say to the school. They keep on talking about what is best for our twins. But I explode inside-"these are not our twins, they are our surviving triplets". Yet I say nothing. I know if I say this, they will ...

Special Needs In Multiples: Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Sensory difficulties and Intellectual Disability

Major Disability In the USA, federal legislation mandates support for children with reading disability or ADHD. In many other countries, the situation is very different. The UK has limited residential support for very disabled children, while ...

Special Needs In Multiples: FREE ADHD Questionnaire For Parents of Mulitples or Single-Born

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) ADHD is now often being overdiagnosed or wrongly diagnosed so that some children who actually need help are not getting it. In 1996 it was demonstrated that ADHD was slightly more common in twins than ...

The Multiple School Years: Multiples at Secondary School

The aim here is to deal only with issues of adolescent multiples and schooling. More information about adolescent multiples, in general, can be found in Rosambeau's (1987) book and David Hay's chapter in Sandbank (1999). What is different about ...

Guest Post: Advantages Of Being A Twin Prepared Me For Fatherhood

Hi all! Big thanks to Christina for allowing me to share my experiences with you. My name is Robert, and I’m new to parenthood (I have an 18-month old daughter), but one thing I have extensive experience with is being a twin. Unless you’re in the ...

The Multiple School Years: Achievement and Progress of Multiples

Introduction Time spent at school is an important part of everyone's life. However, it must be remembered that school is only part of the larger picture of development and the time of most rapid development has already happened in the period from ...

Preschool For Multiples: Getting Multiples Ready

What can families do? There are many good guides available locally about how to prepare children for preschool and what makes a child ready for preschool. Skills such as knowing their name, their age, basic colors, drawing and counting skills, ...

Preschool For Multiples: Individuality of Multiple Birth Children

A model for relationships between multiples A critical difference between singletons and multiples is the nature of the multiple birth relationship and the impact that it may have on personal, social and emotional development. Central to personal, ...

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