Thinking about Siblings of a Special Needs Child

As seen in New York Special Child Magazine and on NY Parenting.com Dear Sharon, We have three children. One of our children, a 7 year old boy, is on the autism spectrum. Naturally, he gets
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Thinking Together about an Evaluation for a Young Child

as seen in Brooklyn Family Magazine and on NYParenting.com Dear Sharon, My sister’s son is 5 and in kindergarten. He is not doing very well and has trouble concentrating and staying still. My sister is
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How to Help a Distracted Child

Dear Sharon, How can a parent know the difference between a child who has a learning difficulty and a child who is just distracted? It seems that we hear so much now about kids having
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