Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Is it normal for a child to have delayed speech or letter identification? A lack of interest in books with a lot of text? When should parents be concerned that their child may need to see a specialist?
Find out if your preschooler is developing normally, as well as what to do if you suspect she might be experiencing a developmental delay.
While hearing your child's speech and language develop can be an amazing and mind-blowing experience, you may also be wondering if she is on track linguistically, worrying if she'll be ready for kindergarten.
How much stress could a 4-year-old possibly be under, you ask? Well, she may not be worrying about the mortgage, the mother-in-law visit, or how she's going to get that presentation done before 7 a.m. but she may still be dealing with pressure.
It's a fact: preschoolers squirm, talk out of turn, and sometimes drive their parents crazy with their inexhaustible energy. All of these are typical behaviors of a preschool child, but did you know they could also be symptoms ADHD?
Your preschooler is learning her letters and numbers, but she won't sit still and work with her magnetic alphabet. Clearly, she needs to burn some energy, but how might you get a little exercise for that little head in addition to that little body?
Let the countdown begin! Kindergarten is just one year away. Your challenge: enjoy this year while preparing your child for entry into the school world.
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