Auditory Processing Disorder 101

Auditory Processing Disorder 101

Please share: Auditory processing disorders are often masked as other things. Sometimes, people think kids aren’t paying attention or are daydreaming. In fact, it can take the brain some extra time to process the information coming through the auditory system....
What Are Pre Writing Skills?

What Are Pre Writing Skills?

Please share: What are pre-writing skills and why does my child need them?Babies are born with hands that are curled up and only reflexively grasp their caregiver’s finger. Through practice and play they quickly learn that their actions cause their toy to light...
Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety

Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety

Please share: Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety plus FREE downloadable handout of this post at the bottom. Anxiety can be extremely harsh to school-aged children, but test-taking season is upon them, it can be even worse. No matter how many times parents, teachers, and...
Calm Down Area Creation Tips

Calm Down Area Creation Tips

Please share: Children show behavior when they are trying to communicate but either cannot find the words or do not understand the appropriate way to calm themselves. Simply saying, ‘Calm Down!’ is not helpful. I encourage you to consider how you might...
Life Skills Series:  Fire Safety

Life Skills Series: Fire Safety

Please share: Life skills training helps our children with independence. This week, I’d like to talk about fire safety. When thinking about functional skills, knowing when to call 911 or what to do if a fire occurs can make the difference between a minor...

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