Is My Child Typical? Understanding Variations in Child Development

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How often we wonder why some children seem to easily accomplish tasks and achieve milestones while others struggle to keep up.  As parents, the dilemma is whether to assume these differences are part of typical development or indicators of more significant challenges.  Understanding child development can be an extremely powerful and helpful lens for parents. In this webinar, we will present child development along a continuum, from typically developing children to those with developmental challenges in behavior or learning. Some behavioral and learning issues that are outside the pattern of typical development will be explored and we will discuss the developmental tasks usually mastered at particular ages and phases.

Dr. Rona Novick

Rona Novick, PhD, Co-Educational Director of Hidden Sparks, is the Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University and holds the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values. She holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor of Child Psychology at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center.