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Behavior or Disability? How to Tell the Difference

Could my 18-month old son’s biting be a sign of a disability?  Is my 2-year old daughter’s hitting something more than just frustration and being a toddler?  If my almost 4 year-old isn’t potty trained, could something be wrong? Is it a behavior or a disability?

Often the line between a behavior issue and a disability is not clear or easily defined, which can be challenging for a parent. As the community resource for developmental disabilities, we are here to help you navigate the process. Let us guide you to address concerning behaviors or offer the early intervention supports you and your child need to be successful.   Read More ›

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