The Effects of Trauma on Childhood Development

The Effects of Trauma on Childhood Development During childhood children experience different circumstances, some of those experiences can be upsetting, but not necessarily traumatic. Other [...]

Tips for helping a child with Autism have a Happy Holiday Season

Tips for helping a child with Autism have a Happy Holiday Season The Holidays can be stressful for everyone, including children. Meeting new people or new places and changes in the usual routine [...]

Child Proofing Your Home

According to the CDC, unintentional injury is the leading cause of death of young children.  Whether it is called baby proofing or child proofing it is extremely important to create a safe [...]

Aprendamos CEO Appointed to ZERO TO THREE Board of Directors

ZERO TO THREE Announces the Appointment of New Board President and Five New Board Members WASHINGTON, D.C – ZERO TO THREE, the leading nonprofit dedicated to ensuring babies and toddlers [...]

Tips for an Autism Friendly Thanksgiving

1. Be sure your child has a safe calm place Be sure that whether you are traveling or have guests that your child has a safe and calm place they can go to and tune out sights, sounds and smells. [...]

The Importance of Autism Screenings and Evaluations

An early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) requires collaboration between parents and pediatricians. Parents should feel comfortable sharing any concerns about your child’s behaviors or [...]

It’s Time to Get Your Family Flu Shots

When should we get flu shots? October and November are the perfect months to get your flu shots, but getting them at any time before or during flu season is better than not getting them at all.  [...]

Children and Trauma

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, each year more than 10 million children in the United States endure the trauma of abuse, violence, natural disasters, and other adverse [...]

Safe Sleep

Safe sleep practices are very important to help prevent SIDS or sudden infant death syndrome. Some facts about SIDS: 1 in 5 SIDS deaths occurred while the baby is in the care of someone other [...]

What is Autism Part II

How common is Autism Spectrum Disorder? The Centers for Disease Control’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) reported that approximately 1 in 59 children in the United States [...]