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How to Become a Pediatric Physical Therapist

August 28, 2023

Carola d’Emery, PT, PhD and Scott Rieger, MA, NCC, BCBA contributed to this post. A career as a pediatric physical therapist provides many rewarding..

Imitation Beyond Flattery: The First Way We Learn

March 16, 2023

Oscar Wilde once said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. While he was probably right, imitation, besides being a great compliment, is..

When to Start Tummy Time & 8 Ways To Make It More Fun

January 25, 2023

Whether you are a new parent, a professional who works with babies, or a caregiver to a newborn, knowing the importance of "tummy time" is key to a..

Sunny Days Hosts International Child Development Training

June 8, 2022

In May 2022, Sunny Days finished a fourteen-month-long training project focused on supporting teachers’ understanding of the relationship between..

Baby Head Banging & Autism

May 25, 2022

Head banging is a common calming or self-soothing rhythmic habit of babies and toddlers. While head banging can be a normal behavior for infants,..

Speech and Language Development in Bilingual Children

April 14, 2022

When raising children, it’s important to understand typical childhood language development milestones in order to recognize potential delays. This..

Assessing English Language Learners: Difference Vs. Disability

March 11, 2022

Many English language learners (ELLs) are incorrectly identified as having disabilities that require special education and/or related developmental..

When Should I Seek Developmental Services for My Child?

February 14, 2022

The first three years of a child’s life are full of changes and growth. Infants and toddlers learn a variety of skills in early childhood, such as..

The Importance of Culturally-Sensitive Early Intervention Practices

January 31, 2022

Our cultural backgrounds and experiences color our view of “normal.” It would be simple (yet extremely boring) if we were all part of the same..

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