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August 16, 2018

Heading back to school can be an exciting - and overwhelming - time for kids. Starting in a new school or a new classroom can be stressful. Here are some tips to make this transition a positive experience for your child and your family:​

  • INVOLVE YOUR CHILD IN PREP. ...

Traveling with children can be challenging, but it's also a great opportunity to develop skills including executive functions, the tasks and skills needed to think about, attend to, and solve problems safely and efficiently. 

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  • Planning a trip together...

March 3, 2017

CREATING A TACTILE TOOL BOX

As a former classroom teacher, I recognize that the idea of overloading a learning space with "distracting" toys and tools seems counterproductive, but the link between fidgets and focus is well-documented. Following some simple steps ou...

February 9, 2017

As Dr. Temple Grandin writes in her compelling forward, Raising A Sensory Smart Child offers "insights and answers" for sensory processing issues that parents need. While the book does do just that - with an introduction to the sensory systems and their neurological un...

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