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Published: 03/01/2013 by Mary Alice Cookson in Behavior
About 10 percent of children nationwide have some kind of communication disorder, including speech and language problems. Here's a look at some common speech problems and what to look for in your child.
Published: 01/18/2013 by Steve Calechman in Child Development
A child's first birthday is a special occasion, full of parental expectations. Here, columnist Steve Calechman recounts the reality of celebrating with a 1-year-old.
Published: 01/11/2013 by Sara Solovitch in Behavior
Today's adolescents are more anxious and stressed than ever. Hovering parents, and a culture that prizes giving kids a leg up, may be to blame. Here, psychologist and author Madeline Levine talks about the problem and what to do.
Published: 01/11/2013 by Jennifer Sammons in Special Needs
Open Door Theater is offering a unique live theater performance of their musical Annie specially adapted for audience members on the autism spectrum.
Don't spend your winter indoors. Grab the kids and head up to one of the many ski resorts in New England. Skiing is a great way to get fit and have fun. Equipment and lessons may be much less than you think. Here's what you need to know.
Published: 12/27/2012 by Eli H. Newberger, M.D. in Family Relationships
The HPV vaccine has been the subject of controversy and debate since its offering a few years ago. Here, pediatrician Eli Newberger, M.D., offers a medical opinion on why this vaccine is so important for girls and boys, even at ages 9-12.
From professional ballet companies to local dance schools, performances of The Nutcracker can be found all over Massachusetts this month. Here are the remaining dates for some of the highlight performances.
Published: 11/30/2012 by Christina Elston in Behavior
A proposed overhaul of the way autism is defined has some parents worried that their children's diagnoses and services are in jeopardy. But health providers say most kids will retain the diagnosis under the proposed guidelines.