Anxiety in Our Children: The Impact of Anxiety on Working Memory
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Anxiety in Our Children: The Impact of Anxiety on Working Memory

by Sara Erling In my last article I mentioned that working memory is another factor to consider when looking at anxiety in our children. Bob Doman, founder and director of NACD, has been at the forefront of understanding working memory and its impact on global function since the early ‘80s. It is a big deal….

Coco the Wonder Boy – Part 2A
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Coco the Wonder Boy – Part 2A

by Bob Doman Back in May we introduced you to Coco Manole, the incredible little boy who was developing really fantastic processing abilities. This little brain injured/cerebral palsy four-year-old had developed astonishing digit spans of 10 forward and 9 reverse, which is absolutely phenomenal. Very few adults have short term and working memory at this…

Anxiety in Our Children: How They Sleep, What They Eat, How They Move, The Basics
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Anxiety in Our Children: How They Sleep, What They Eat, How They Move, The Basics

by Sara Erling We have all heard it a thousand times: eating better, sleeping better, getting physical exercise helps our overall health. While this is something that our NACD families in general are very conscious about with their children with developmental issues, it is not uncommon to hear that those rules don’t really apply to…

T.H.E. Targeted Home Education

T.H.E. Targeted Home Education

Homeschool Renamed, Re-envisioned, and Given a New Way Forward by Bob Doman   I have been an advocate of homeschooling and home-based educational, developmental/therapeutic intervention for close to fifty years. The whole foundation of NACD (The National Association for Child Development) is built on development, health, education, and where needed, therapeutic intervention, all centered and…