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Exploring Daycares: 3 Classroom Elements That Encourage Independence

Education & Development Blog

Choosing a daycare requires spending time carefully exploring education programs to find one that best fits your child's temperament and learning needs. Cultivating an independent mindset is a goal that you should expect to see in an early childhood classroom since children must feel comfortable expanding their horizons as they learn. This personality trait can be nurtured as early as infancy, and seeing these elements in the classroom let you know that your child's independence will be nurtured throughout their time in the program.

2 March 2017

Sensory Processing Disorder: What It Is And How It Is Treated

Education & Development Blog

A common behavioral issue with kids that have autism is uncontrollable movements of certain body parts. An example of this is when an autistic child moves his hands back and forth, over and over. This problem is very common for kids with this disorder, and it is considered a sensory issue. Here are several things you should know about why this happens and ways it may be able to be corrected.

12 August 2016

How The Early Start Act May Impact Your Child's Education

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Last year, Washington state passed a major expansion to its existing education and childcare programs called the Early Start Act, which is due to become law statewide on July 1, 2016. With approximately $158 million pledged to early development programs, the bill has been widely heralded as a step forward in increasing access to education. If you are just learning about these changes, however, you may be wondering what it will mean for your preschool-aged child.

15 June 2016