Workshop led by Erin Anderson, OTR/L., an Occupational Therapist at Erin Anderson and Associates in Roscoe Village. Sensory Integration is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor
As our kids get in elementary school, they discover extracurricular activities! Cub Scouts, Brownies, drama, fall spots, chess, and music or language lessons etcetera. My boys brought home different after school opportunities every day the first few weeks of school.
Pediatric neuropsychology is a professional specialty concerned with learning and behavior in relationship to a child’s brain. A pediatric neuropsychologist is a licensed psychologist with expertise in how learning and behavior are associated with the development of brain structures and
THE CHALLENGE OF DISCIPLINE: Growing as a parent An Article from a 1993 Tuesday’s Tale Newsletter by Victoria Lavigne Discipline is one of the most important things we do as parents. Discipline does not mean “punishment’ but rather refers to
Victoria Lavigne and Kate Augustyn, Tuesday’s Child’s co-founders are hosting a Tuesday’s Child Reunion Night. It will be a wonderful opportunity for alumni, parents and donors to reconnect and share stories of families and children. Over the years Tuesday’s Child
Families look forward to summer all year long – longer days, more time outside and family travel. But how do less structure and the lenient schedules of summer vacation affect kids who thrive on predictability? Kids find security and comfort
Alumni Workshop: Behavior Intervention Techniques for 6-10 year olds. JoAnne Loper, Director of Parent Training and Rich Arend, PhD, Clinical Child Psychologist will lead a discussion for Alumni of Tuesday’s Child that addressing tackling behavior challenges for older children. It
While ADHD and Sensory Modulation Disorder (SMD) share many overlapping symptoms, there are some symptoms that are more pronounced in each disorder. A recent article published in the Research in Developmental Disabilities Journal* compared the behavior and physiology of children
The Friendship Club is a series of Social Skills Groups for children age 5-8. Kids will become social detectives as they work on skills related to emotions, friendships, and appropriate behaviors. Groups are open to all but Tuesday’s Child alumni
Tuesday’s Child is sponsoring the Neighborhood Parent’s Network’s Developmental Difference Fair. The 2nd Annual Fair is dedicated to providing Chicago families school options, service providers, and nonprofits in one place that focus on serving parents of children with developmental differences.