Maui Center for Child Development- Summer 2011 Programs

Maui Center for Child Development- Summer 2011 Programs Opened in 2003 by Kiegan Blake OT, Maui Center for Child Development has carved out a unique niche in Hawaii; we are known throughout the islands for creating results with our highly specialized therapies, state of the art equipment & expert staff. [Read more]

Raising a Good Listener

By Kiegan Blake How do you teach your child to be a good listener…especially in these times of instant technology & multi-tasking? The key is to carve out time each day for face-to-face interaction with your child. Being a good listener involves: Being calm, which promotes attention and availability to ‘hear’.[Read more]

Parenting A Sensitive Child

Parenting A Sensitive Child Does your child seem to overreact to sounds or tags on his shirt? Does your child have an incredible memory, recalling details you never even noticed? Does your child seem to have out of proportion emotional reactions to seemingly small things? Is your child most comfortable[Read more]

Tips to Avoid Power Struggles with Your Child

A child asserting herself is a normal part of development; at younger ages it can be a way of a child developing a sense of herself apart from her parents, or at older ages, developing more independent thinking.  Often this behavior is the outward sign of an underlying issue that[Read more]

How to Support Positive Sibling Relationships

How to Support Positive Sibling Relationships Sibling strife… well, it’s perfectly normal. You will notice that your kids’ relationships will ebb and flow from togetherness to staunch opposition across time and developmental levels. Nonetheless, there are some basic principles to support healthy sibling relationships: Siblings fight! Don’t worry, it doesn’t[Read more]

Maui Center for Child Development

Maui Center for Child Development 873-7700 www.MauiChildDevelopment.com Intensive Social Program for Preschoolers with Special Needs 244 Papa Place, Suite 102 One week intensives starting week of June 3 through the summer. M, W, F mornings for 4 hours Preschoolers with special needs Small class (2-4 students) with a trained behavioral[Read more]

Should we shrug off toddler behavior by saying “kids will be kids”?

Should we shrug off toddler behavior by saying “kids will be kids”? Supporting Toddler Development   Toddlerhood is a precious time.  To “Toddle” or to walk unsteady is symbolic of this period of development. It is a period of tremendous growth physically, socially and psychologically. With mobility, the toddler explores[Read more]