15% of preschool-aged children struggle with disruptive behavior. While some outgrow it, others benefit from the help of early behavior interventions.
Does Praise Really Work?
Here at Tuesday’s Child, one of the first things you will learn is how to use praise in order to increase desired behaviors from your child. Based on several research studies, praise has been proven to increase compliance and other positive behaviors both at home and in the classroom.
Tuesday’s Child was excited to exhibit and provide a workshop for the 2014 Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Conference. Meg Kincaid presented on Behavioral Intervention for ADHD, ASD, ODD and General Behavior Issues. The workshop was well
Krista & Caroline
“In the past [few] years, we have endured countless visits to specialists and spent thousands of dollars. By far, the most helpful and hopeful thing we have encountered has been Tuesday’s Child. The parenting classes clearly have their foundation in
Mojdeh and Seena
Guided by her pediatrician, Mojdeh came to Tuesday’s Child with her 2 1/2 year old son, Seena, who seemed slow to talk and had concerning behaviors. The staff at Tuesday’s Child thought Seena may have autism. Mojdeh vividly remembers the
The Minetz Family
Shortly after Victoria Lavigne, PhD, and Kate Augustyn started Tuesday’s Child to help families who had conflict-ridden relationships with their young children, Jill Minetz and her daughter Lara came seeking support. Today, Jill will tell you that she truly believes
The Correa Family
“When we came to Tuesday’s Child, our whole world changed. The boys immediately took to their classroom and teachers. My husband and I began to use the Tuesday’s Child structure and discipline techniques at home, and they made such a
Estela & Family
Estela came to Chicago from Mexico, where she was a Kindergarten teacher, over 11 years ago with her 13 year old daughter, Shantal, and 6 year old son, Sergio. Her son had fine motor delays and exhibited troublesome behaviors at
Yesenia & Her Family
“I began to attend Tuesday Child, because I was a mother in need of help. My son had certain issues I noticed that they had to be addressed, but I didn’t know how specifically. Everywhere we went my son was
Liz & Owen
“I don’t quite know how to put in words how to describe what Tuesday’s Child has done for our family. But I will try. Owen had a hate/hate relationship with food, and very limited allowable foods. He simply was not