Development


Postural Reflexes: Lack of Postural Development Creates Poor Balance, Coordination, Fine Motor Skills and Motor Planning Development

Postural Reflexes: Lack of Postural Development Creates Poor Balance, Coordination, Fine Motor Skills and Motor Planning This article contains information about Postural reflexes and how they affect your child’s development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the center of thinking and controls most functions of the body and mind. Developing an efficient CNS is very complex and we are...

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Magna Tiles for Hand-eye Coordination, Problem Solving, Sensory Issues and Motor Planning Development

Magna-Tiles for Hand-eye Coordination, Problem Solving, Sensory Issues and Motor Planning This article discusses how Magna Tiles help children with hand-eye coordination, sensory issues and other learning aspects. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  When children come to our center, parents often ask what types of educational toys they can provide their children at home to further their learning development. We have so many wonderful...

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Primitive Reflexes: Reasons Behind Why My Child has Sensory Issues, Poor Balance, and Developmental Delays Development

Primitive Reflexes: Reasons Behind Why My Child has Sensory Issues, Poor Balance, and Developmental Delays This article contains information regarding retained primitive reflexes. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Here at Integrated Learning Strategies, we have spent a great deal of time and research on primitive reflexes. With each new article, we have learned more about the primitive reflexes and the possibilities of retained...

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Top to Bottom Brain-Building Exercises for Organization and Emotional Grounding Development

Top to Bottom Brain-Building Exercises for Organization and Emotional Grounding This article contains top to bottom exercises for helping your child with emotional grounding and organization. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Many children who have learning challenges sometimes struggle with organization, emotional grounding, difficulties with behavior and high-anxiety. There are even those students who are academically advanced, but their emotions are difficult for...

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Mixed Dominance: Dr. Attributes Not Choosing a Right or Left Hand to Learning Disorders Development

Mixed Dominance: Dr. Attributes Not Choosing a Right or Left Hand to Learning Disorders This article contains information regarding mixed dominance and how it can cause learning disorders in children. It’s not uncommon to hear stories from older people who are left-handed about schools trying to make them write with their right hands. We didn’t understand hand or brain dominance back then. They just knew that...

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Vestibular Toys: Vestibular and Hand-eye Coordination Toys Development

Vestibular Toys and Hand-eye Coordination Toys This article provides vestibular toys for better learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Providing your child with certain toys can help them learn. Many of these items can improve your child’s vestibular, gross motor skills, tactile, sensory, proprioception and hand-eye coordination. As we improve your child’s balance and coordination, focus and attention, visual system and core muscle with these...

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Plantar Reflex: Reasons why my Child may be a Toe Walker and has Poor Balance and Coordination Development

Plantar Reflex: Reasons why my Child may be a Toe Walker and has Poor Balance and Coordination This article contains information regarding a retained Plantar reflex and retained Babinski reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Imagine for a moment what it would be like to find discomfort or even pain every time your feet hit the floor. The pressure you apply with each...

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Palmar Reflex: Where the Problem Begins with Poor Handwriting, Pencil Grip and Fine Motor Development Development

Palmar Reflex: Where the Problem Begins with Poor Handwriting, Pencil Grip and Fine Motor Development This article contains information regarding a retained Palmar reflex that can harm your child’s fine motor development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Infants have the ability to grasp an object from the moment they are born. This grasp is very strong, as you may know if your baby...

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Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child’s Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn Development

Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child’s Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn This article contains information regarding the brain hierarchy and how each part affects learning in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Did you know that the brain of an infant contains essentially all the brain cells that they will ever need for learning throughout their lifespan? Add this to the...

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Musical Skipper: Improving your Child’s Timing, Rhythm and Vestibular for Learning Development

Musical Skipper: Improving your Child’s Timing, Rhythm and Vestibular for Learning This article contains information about the Musical Skipper to help develop your child’s timing and rhythm. Affiliate links are provided for your convenience. As previously discussed in “Timing, Rhythm and the Brain: Why Timing Affects Learning,” we now have a better understanding of how important timing and rhythm is for a child’s emotional and intellectual...

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