Some children are overly sensitive to touch, movement, visual input, or auditory input. This may cause behaviors such as withdrawing when touched and avoiding certain textures of food or clothing. Read More
Children and teenagers are often moody or irritable, but how do parents know when these behaviors occur more often than average. Reports indicate that 9% of adolescents ages 12 to 17 experience a major depressive episode with girls more likely to be affected than boys. Read More
Children grow and develop at their own individual pace. The range of when skills develop is actually quite wide and variable. Some kids develop motor skills quicker than verbal skills and vice versa. It is helpful to know potential warning signs of developmental delay because early assessment and intervention has been shown to be beneficial toward optimal developmental outcomes. If you have developmental questions or concerns, it is always appropriate to talk with your child’s pediatrician or schedule a developmental intake at a clinic like Rosenberg Center to talk further and collaboratively develop an assessment and/or treatment plan if appropriate.
Below are some signs of possible developmental delay. Read More