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What You Should Know About Echolalia

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may not only have trouble with fine motor skills, but they might even have the habit of echolalia. Echolalia is the act of copying what you've heard. Your child might copy words immediately after they hear them or they may use it later on after remembering something they previously…
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Activities for Isolating Finger Movements

Finger isolation is where your child can move each finger one at a time. Babies move their fingers all at the same time, however, as they develop, they start learning how to move each finger individually. Isolating finger movements is essential in the development of fine motor skills. Having this ability contributes to efficient typing…
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How to Help My Special Needs Child Adjust to Daycare

Transitions can be difficult for younger children, particularly those with sensory processing disorders or those not fond of change altogether. Transitioning into daycare is no exception. But, depending on your child and family situation, they might not have any problems with a new daycare situation. Even so, it's a good idea to equip yourself with…
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