Two Great Speakers Coming to Kansas in April!

Johnson County will have the privilege of hosting Tina Payne Bryson, PhD, in April 2020 for a FREE workshop! Dr. Bryson has co-authored several books with Dan Siegel, MD, about brain development and the parent-child relationship. She will be speaking to parents in the evening of April 20th, and professionals on April 21st, at the … More Two Great Speakers Coming to Kansas in April!

Praise that Works

Many of the best parenting and discipline approaches suggest that we praise our children to help them develop a healthy sense of themselves and a willingness to do what we tell them to do. We have known for a while that specific praise (“Thanks for touching the baby so gently!”) works better than general praise … More Praise that Works

Brothers and Sisters

Someone asked me to write about siblings. ┬áHere is what I’ve found…If you have a child with special needs, unless he or she is an only child, you have more than one child with special needs. The brothers and sisters of kids with physical, intellectual, sensory, or mental health challenges have their own special needs. … More Brothers and Sisters