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Practicing For The Great American Campout 2019

Ok, I'm giving you five whole months to get ready for your next family adventure. Saturday, June 22, 2019, is The Great American Campout! I love this event. I remember hearing about it last summer but my grandson was a little small to participate. ...

Toddler Bully Is Making Me Want To Kick His Mother In The Teeth!

I am very, very angry right now. Angry at the mother of another toddler in my son's gymnastics class. I'm angry at his mother because I cannot be angry at the toddler, who is a bully.     My Son Is Very Shy My son is very shy. I know ...

Camping With Infants and Toddlers – RV, Tent or Travel Trailer?

Taking a baby on a camping trip can present a challenge to the camping experience. Choosing the right camping situation will help keep baby safe and secure. Parents have several choices when considering the best way to camp with small children. ...

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 ...

ADHD Checklist For Teachers (FREE)

Introduction to downloading the questionnaire   The Disruptive Behaviours Questionnaire covers the key DSM and ICD questions for ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) which overlaps extensively with ADHD, as well as Separation Anxiety ...

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 ...

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