How can you prepare your children for sexual culture after high school? Start by being honest about what they are likely to see, giving good examples and bad.
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A new study finds that positive attitudes prevail within families of people with Down syndrome, with family members sharing feelings of love and pride.
Parents who take the helicopter parenting approach may be hindering their child's development by becoming too heavily involved in homework.
Ways to support teens with autism - and their caregivers - so autistic teenagers can transition into adulthood successfully and independently.
Overly protective, a helicopter mom often has the best intentions, but their behavior can lead to unhealthy dependencies in both parents and children.
It's time for helicopter parents to land. That's the advice of researchers who have found that even extra love and warmth can't solve the problem.
As health care becomes more complex, it's difficult for teens to shift from relying on their parents to taking on their own medical needs.
Recreational therapists plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses.
Scientists find that when teaching young children, there is a trade-off between direct instruction and kids learning independent exploration.
Using positive parenting methods with special needs children can help them become more independent & cooperative
Researchers report that teaching independence to adolescents with autism can provide a crucial boost to their chances for success after high school.
Much of how you raise your child with special needs will depend on your family’s personal beliefs and the nature of his or her disability.
If you've recently had a child go off to college, you’re likely facing a whole new set of worries.
Mile for mile, teenagers are involved in 3 times as many fatal crashes as more experienced drivers. Crashes are the leading cause of death for 16- to 20-year-olds nationwide.
Researchers delved deeper into the 'tiger mother' approach, and shed light on key fundamental differences in parenting methods between Asian Americans and European Americans.