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Resources Tagged With: Joan Baran

Community Education

Supporting Success for an Autistic Child, Ages 7 through Teen [presentation]

This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Dr. Emily Hsu focuses on the ways in which you can support a child age 7 through teen who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.

You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
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Community Education

Supporting Success for an Autistic Child Age 0-7 [presentation]

This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Gina Baldi, MeD, focuses on the ways in which you can support a young child who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.

You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
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Community Education

How to Choose the Right Preschool or Elementary School [presentation]

This presentation provides an overview of several types of preschools and their respective characteristics in order to help you find a good match for your child’s temperament and needs. How will you know if your child is ready for kindergarten?  Watch the presentation to learn more! Read more ›

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Managing Holiday Stress

Family With Grandparents Enjoying Thanksgiving Meal At Table

Grandma lovingly says, “Just let her have a cookie!” Uncle Ted disapprovingly says, “You need to let him do things; you’re smothering him.” Aunt Rosa wonders why the kids are allowed to stay up so late, when “everyone” knows children need ten hours of sleep.

Getting together with relatives can be exciting and yet traveling, preparation and criticism about your parenting can cause stress. You and your kids might look forward to a break from homework and schedules, but the loss of routine can also be disruptive.

Taking care of yourself and managing holiday stress can be the biggest gift you give your family. Read more ›

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Communicating With Your Teen [video]

Your teen is changing, and it’s a good time to rethink your approach to communication. Learn about the “think CALM” technique to better connect with and change your relationship with your teen. Read more ›

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Choosing the Right Preschool: Factors & Temperament [video]

How does your child’s temperament play a part in choosing the right preschool?

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7 Tips for Getting a Positive Start to the School Year

tips_1280The first day of school can produce conflicting and confusing emotions for kids and parents. While some children or teens are excited for school to start, others feel anxiety or dread. School jitters range from anticipating the unknown to wondering about new friends, teachers, rules, classrooms and routines. At any age, help your child get a strong start with these tips… Read more ›