What is a child psychologist?

I answered a telephonic inquiry to my practice a few days ago and found myself blowing bubbles while trying to explain exactly what a child psychologist is and what it is that they do.  You see, the answer to this seemingly simple question is in fact amazingly complex. Why?  Well, because technically there is no […]

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Understanding Dyscalculia in Children

Dyscalculia is a learning disability in math. Kids with dyscalculia can have trouble with quantities and concepts like bigger and smaller. They may also struggle with math symbols and more complex math. Having dyscalculia doesn’t mean kids aren’t smart. But they may have a hard time applying what they know to solve math problems. The […]

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Stages of Cognitive Development in Children

The Piaget stages of development is a blueprint that describes the stages of normal intellectual development, from infancy through adulthood. This includes thought, judgment, and knowledge. The stages were named after psychologist and developmental biologist Jean Piaget, who recorded the intellectual development and abilities of infants, children, and teens. Piaget’s four stages of intellectual (or […]

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Early Childhood Development

Early childhood development focuses on a period of remarkable physical, cognitive, social, and emotional change. Infants enter the world with a limited range of skills and abilities. Watching a child develop new motor, cognitive, language, and social skills is a source of wonder for parents and caregivers. During the early childhood years, such growth and […]

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