The Evolution of ABA Therapy Through Flexibility and Rewards

by Cathy Kelly Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy is widely viewed as the gold standard for helping children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) improve upon areas of developmental delay, like language, cognition, play and social skills. Though ABA therapy is backed by a healthy amount of research, some remain skeptical of its effectiveness and morality — including some… Read More

The Week of the Young Child

by Cathy Kelly The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. We’re so excited for a week-long celebration of our youngest learners! Start planning your celebration today with event ideas and activities… Read More

Parent Involvement in School

by Cathy Kelly Cumulative evidence from several decades of research points to several benefits of family involvement for children’s learning, including helping children get ready to enter school, promoting their school success, and preparing youth for college. Family involvement can help children get ready to enter school. In the early childhood years, family involvement is… Read More