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Prepared Parents – Research on a Spanish-Language Curriculum for Latino Parents

Many Latino families immigrate to the United States because they want better economic opportunities and education for their children. But the reality of life in the U.S. is challenging for Latino immigrants. They are affected by language barriers, poverty, trauma, immigration status, and legal issues.…

Working with Fixations of Autistic Children

autism_behaviorChildren on the autism spectrum often have perseverative interests, which means having an intense focus or preoccupation with certain objects or activities. For example, a child might watch Thomas the Train as much as possible. Another behavior is to talk, what seems like all the time, about a unique interest in the weather.  …

Why Do Kids Need Head Start?

Head Start is a preschool education program for low-income children and families that helps children learn social skills and adjust to school settings. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services funds the broad educational, health, nutrition and parent involvement services provided by Head Start.…