Working Papers

   Autore: Dr Barbara Kalmanson, PhD Traduzione italiana: Dr Giulia Campatelli, MD, DIRimè Italia La sincronia nell’interazione come lente per i segni precoci di autismo Quando i genitori si sentono disorientati dal loro bambino, i professionisti devono prestare attenzione.  Un…

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What you can do to help your child if he is at Stage 1 of communication and language development. One way we can help your child is to determine what stage of communication development he is in. The following stages…

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How do children learn to understand and use language?   “In order to develop normally, a child requires progressively more complex joint activity with one or more adults who have an irrational emotional relationship with the child. Somebody’s got to…

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              Introduction: One of the most challenging realities for children on the autism spectrum and their parents is the difficulty the children face with the development of communication, language, and speech. Each child’s profile…

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            SECTION 2: THE SECOND HALF OF THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE       6 – 9 MONTHS  The infant (Now named Nathan) we have come to know by six months of age will undergo…

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The tie between a baby and his caregiver is universally considered a unique and arguably the most intimate of all human relationships. While this special contact certainly feels wondrous, and at times indefinable, attachment is actually woven together through countless…

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      KIDSATTUNED July 2013 Written by  Barbara Kalmanson, PhD Implementation of principles of infant mental health across disciplines As well received as these principles are in early intervention, many providers struggle with how to implement them in their daily practices…

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  KIDSATTUNED June 2013 Written by  Barbara Kalmanson, PhD Principles of Infant Mental Health for all disciplines Although the field of Infant Mental Health has been around for many years now, the ideas and methods of intervention are still new…

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KIDSATTUNED June 2013 Written by  Barbara Kalmanson, PhD How do we arrive at our hypotheses about the needs of the family and the baby? Every domain of development is our concern.  Relying too heavily on information from one area underestimates…

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    KIDSATTUNED May 2013 Written by  Barbara Kalmanson, PhD   The infant –family field is a complex container for the many interwoven components that create the fabric of family life and child development.  For professionals, the components we attend…

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Posted in Online.WSJ May 3, 2013, 8:02 a.m. ET online.WSJ.COM By SHIRLEY S. WANG SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain—Researchers at an international conference on autism on Friday presented three new studies lending strength to the notion that environmental influences before birth may play a…

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Babies and young children thrive when they are cared for by adults that are “crazy about them!” (Bronfenbrenner, 1976 1). Responsive relationships with consistent primary caregivers help build positive attachments that support healthy social-emotional development. These relationships form the foundation…

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