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Published: 09/24/2012 in Child Development
A survey of American adults reveals a lot of misunderstanding about learning disabilities, including beliefs that these disorders can be caused by a poor diet, watching too much TV or even childhood vaccines.
Learning to ride a bicycle is a big milestone in any child's life. Here, from a local expert, are some tips for helping to teach your son or daughter how to master their first real form of transportation.
The first installment of our new humor column chronicling the adventures of a new dad follows our intrepid hero into a grocery store with his infant son for the first time.
Two Boston gender experts are challenging beliefs that boys and girls learn and behave differently because of brain structure, and must therefore be taught differently. They argue that our culture creates stereotypes that lead to these differences.
Avocados are not easy to eat when you're a baby. Here, first-time dad and humor columnist Steve Calechman details his efforts to get enough of this super food into his son.
Published: 02/25/2012 by Colette Connolly in Child Development
Years after federal law began requiring that kids with special needs be taught in the least restrictive environment possible, the idea of full inclusion in the classroom still divides us. Here’s a look at whether full inclusion is working.
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.
A decline in the vaccination rate, coupled with a resurgence of measles abroad could spell trouble for American families who haven't had their children immunized for measles. The disease, once thought eradicated, seems to be making a comeback.