Ages & Stages

Ages & Stages

Summer Screen Time: A Guide to Setting Limits for All Age Levels

Has screen time gotten a bit out of hand in your home this summer? If it's time for a technology detox, we offer six steps to cut back, plus effective ways to use screen time as a reward. Also, learn the American Academy of Pediatrics' general guidelines for children of all ages when it comes to digital devices. ...
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Summer Food Service Program for Kids in Need

Many Ohio parents and caregivers continue to make difficult choices every day to provide for their families. In many cases, this leaves Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens, our children and youth,

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Things to do with kids in cleveland, ohio

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, July 2018

Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, crafts and other fun activities for young children. Check this list to find an event near you. ...
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Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Can a Speech-Generating Device (AAC) Help My Child?   

Augmentative/alternative communication devices — sometimes referred to as "talkers" or “talking tablets” — can play an important role in helping children with apraxia, aphasia, or other speech disorders communicate with their parents and peers. Learn about one local family's experience with their daughter's AAC device, which has helped her develop cognitive and communication skills. ...
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Miriam Conner

Podcast Episode #10: Teen Takeover

As a follow-up to the last installment of aParently Speaking, which addressed ways to help teens handle stress, in this episode host Miriam Conner welcomes three local teens to the studio to share a bit about what it's like being a teenager today. ...
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How to Respond to Communication-Related Tantrums

Toddlers often know what they want, but are not yet able to express their wants accurately to caregivers. When tension builds and frustration mounts due to a communication breakdown, toddlers may experience a full-blown tantrum. These expert tips will help parents keep their cool while helping their child through a communication-related tantrum. ...
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Backyard Bonfires: Local Family Opens Up About Fire Pit Dangers

April 18 was a warm spring day just after Easter in 2017.

Jamie Bosley, of East Palestine, remembers that because her kids were using Peeps from their Easter baskets instead

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Structuring Unstructured Time for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum

Summer is here, bring on the sunshine! While it has its perks, this season also can bring new challenges for families whose loved ones must adjust to a new schedule.

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