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  • Dx Autism Spectrum: Mateo and His Family Choose a Pathway to Wellness

    Thu, Feb 8, 2018 | Reading Time: 8 Minute Read
    Mother tells the story of her son Mateo was born vía C-Section at 37 weeks. The baby developed normally reaching milestones until the age of nine months. But then, Mateo lost all meaningful sounds and made no eye contact. Assuming every kid develops at a different pace, and getting no feedback regarding this from his pediatrician, my husband and I decided to let time do its job. By the age of 18 months, crowds overwhelmed Mateo, he had no words of speech, he did not respond to his name, he made no eye contact and he developed repetitive movements.

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  • Dx: Agenesis of Corpus Callosum Mosaic Trisomy 8, Cerebral Palsy

    Thu, Dec 28, 2017 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    Little Diego’s family chooses to rewrite his story Diego was delivered by C-section. He hardly cried at birth and was cyanotic and had seizures. He was given oxygen for first 12 days of life. Since he could not breastfeed, he had to be tube fed. “When Diego was born, the doctors told us right away that he had a disability. The minute I found that my son wasn’t like a normal kid I couldn’t believe it, I got desperate and really depressed, I wanted to die.

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  • Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think

    Thu, Aug 24, 2017 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    Smarter Babies and Baby Geniuses Five Tips To Help You Catch Up 1. Provide stimulation and opportunity on purpose not by accident Smarter babies and baby geniuses. A birth a newborn baby is functionally blind, deaf, and insensate. These sensory pathways grow and develop based upon stimulation. The sensory pathways grow when appropriate visual, auditory, and tactile stimulation is given with the proper frequency, intensity, and duration. As an example, the newborn baby usually has a less than perfect light reflex.

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  • What Does Your Child Really Want? Here’s a great idea – ask him!

    Thu, Jun 2, 2016 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Children Respond To Questions Whether you have an 8-month-old who uses the birth cry to ask for something, or a 6-year-old screaming at you, knowing what your child really needs and wants can be a challenge. Children respond to questions - if you ask different questions, you will get your answer. Mothers really want to know: What does my child really need? What does he really want? Mothers often agonize over what new reading words would be best.

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  • What About Your Baby’s First Foreign Language?

    Thu, Jul 16, 2015 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    To a baby born in London tonight English is a foreign language no more or less foreign than French, Chinese or Swahili. And yet, the baby will master that first (and most important) foreign language in a few short years. How do our babies do that and how can we make an environment for the baby to enrich his language and his ability to communicate? Very young babies are geniuses at cause and effect.

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  • Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think

    Fri, Nov 21, 2014 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    Five Tips To Help You Catch Up 1. Provide stimulation and opportunity on purpose not by accident A birth a newborn baby is functionally blind, deaf, and insensate. These sensory pathways grow and develop based upon stimulation. The sensory pathways grow when appropriate visual, auditory, and tactile stimulation is given with the proper frequency, intensity, and duration. As an example, the newborn baby usually has a less than perfect light reflex.

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  • Enséñale a Leer a tu Bebé

    Sun, Jul 27, 2014 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Teach Your Baby to Read English Desde que Glenn Doman escribiera “Cómo Enseñar a Leer a tu Bebé” hace 50 años, millones de padres han leído el libro y en consecuencia, una innumerable cantidad de bebés ha comenzado a recorrer el camino hacia la excelencia intelectual. Los niños tienen una capacidad y un potencial tremendos; pueden aprender a leer a una edad muy temprana. Pueden leer, quieren leer y creemos firmemente que deben leer.

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  • A Thank You Letter

    Sun, Jul 20, 2014 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    I wanted to thank you for the wonderful program and materials you offer. There are three things I have learned from reading your books and watching your videos: 1) teaching is about giving information freely, lovingly, and without expectation; 2) my child has a natural desire to learn that far, far exceeds what traditional educational systems will have one believe; and 3) stopping a lesson before a child wants to stop ensures that he will be left thirsting for more.

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  • The American Academy of Pediatrics Writes a Prescription for Early Literacy

    Mon, Jun 30, 2014 | Reading Time: 3 Minute Read
    Early Child Literacy - Gains Recognition From American Academy of Pediatrics For the first time the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations on the importance of early child literacy these recommendations are welcome, of course, very welcome but long overdue. Learning begins at birth (or earlier), and that is when it is vital to begin offering intelligent and appropriate stimulation and opportunity. During this time, learning is effortless – the baby can learn absolutely anything that we can provide in an honest, factual, and joyous way.

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  • The Foundation for the Lives of My Children

    Fri, Jun 13, 2014 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    I am a Registered Nurse who has worked in NYC Emergency Rooms for nearly 30 years. Shortly after having my second daughter in 1979, I heard about the How To Teach Your Baby to Read program and ordered a kit. I soaked up all the info and used it with 2 of my daughters. One of my daughters, Christina, breezed through school all her life and was the youngest person ever to graduate from Fordham University at age 18.

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  • An Intrinsic Part of Our Lives

    Mon, May 26, 2014 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    My daughter, Clementine is now almost two and a half, and not a day goes by that the learning program is not an intrinsic part of our lives.Three weeks after Clementine’s birth, we began with the physical, reading (English and Chinese) and swimming program as outlined in the books on those respective subjects, followed by our math program at three months and then our encyclopedic program at around four months. At such a young age, I wasn’t able to gauge the effectiveness of the reading, math, or encyclopedic programs, but at 3 months Clementine was able to hold onto a dowel off the ground for 30 seconds as illustrated in the book and she enjoyed swimming and could swim underwater.

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  • Storytelling With Your Child

    Wed, Jan 8, 2014 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Child Storytelling - Encourages Creative Thinking The following continues our series of questions commonly asked by mothers teaching their children to write. Child storytelling is a very important area to encourage in your child; in fact, any area of creative expression will benefit your children’s growth in a myriad of ways. Q: My two-year-old, Adam, loves to tell stories but is not yet interested in manual writing. Do you have any suggestions?

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