Welcome to Kids Attuned

Kids Attuned is a virtual village of interdisciplinary professionals and parents working together to advance understanding of the importance of healthy relationships in all infants and young children's development.

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   Autore: Dr Barbara Kalmanson, PhD Traduzione italiana: Dr Giulia Campatelli, MD, DIRimè Italia La sincronia nell’interazione come lente per i segni precoci di autismo Quando i genitori si sentono disorientati dal loro bambino, i professionisti devono prestare attenzione.  Un…

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  Recognizing and Treating Early Signs of Autism: The Unseen Half of the Story (Part 4) Introduction In the previous articles in this series (Part Two: Recognizing and Treating Early Signs of Autism: Theory and Research, Part Three: Recognizing and…

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    By Mari Caulfield & Teresa Dempsey with thanks to Dr. Rena Lyons NUIG Ireland Written from the perspective of a working speech and language therapist, in Ireland. Exploring narrative and storytelling in support of healing, healthy relationships and…

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. The infant-parent therapeutic process for treatment of early signs of Autism Historically, Autism treatment methods have seen the full swing of the pendulum.  Original papers by Leo Kanner, (1943) the psychiatrist from John’s Hopkins Medical Center, who first described…

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What you can do to help your child if he is at Stage 1 of communication and language development. One way we can help your child is to determine what stage of communication development he is in. The following stages…

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How do children learn to understand and use language?   “In order to develop normally, a child requires progressively more complex joint activity with one or more adults who have an irrational emotional relationship with the child. Somebody’s got to…

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              Introduction: One of the most challenging realities for children on the autism spectrum and their parents is the difficulty the children face with the development of communication, language, and speech. Each child’s profile…

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                                  Communication in Context: THIRD YEAR OF LIFE  24-36 MONTHS   The third year of life is a culmination of the work a child…

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                    Communication in Context: SECOND YEAR OF LIFE  12-24 MONTHS The second year of life is an exciting time in development where the important capacities formed in the first year can…

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    Communication in Context: FIRST YEAR OF LIFE  0 – 12 MONTHS The Interweaving of Language, Social and Play Development in Infants and Toddlers Infancy and toddlerhood are fascinating periods of time full of rich developmental work crucial for…

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Originally published by Todd Wanerman athttp://www.toddwanerman.com/ When I consult with schools about inclusion, I’m a voice for change.  And teachers generally feel uncomfortable about change. Why?  Partly because it’s hard to consider the idea that you could have done better…

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  Originally published by Todd Wanerman at http://www.toddwanerman.com/     Recently,  I wrapped up a two-part training program with the Early Head Start teachers in Salida, in the central valley just adjacent to Modesto.  As I had ample time to drive…

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