5 Ways to Enrich Your Young Child’s Fine Motor Development (3-5 years old)

I thought about naming this post “big work for little hands” but decided to go with the title you see above.  That being said, my discarded title brings up an important point.  I believe strongly that typically developing children accomplish tasks when they are ready.  Developmentally, not all little hands are ready for big work.  The activities Read More

My Favorite Things: Infant Toys (0-6 Months)

It’s apropos, in light of the fact that my nephew was born last Wednesday morning, that I offer a list of my favorite infant toys and some ways to use them! 1.Light Rattles and Small Rain sticks– These items encourage tracking (following objects with their eyes) and are very attractive to infants.  They make different noises and are Read More

New York Family Magazine: Special Needs Article

Concerned about your child’s development? Check out the new article I contributed to for New York Family Magazine. “Understanding the Special Needs Landscape in NYC: Parents Of Children With Special Needs Face A Maze Of Evaluations, Programs And Services. Here’s Some Expert Advice”