Tag: learning disorders


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: Best Vestibular and Hand-Eye Coordination Tools for Sensory Integration 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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WEIGHTED LAP PADS: Why Weighted Lap Pads are used for Tactile Defensiveness and Sensory Integration Sensory

Why Weighted Lap Pads are used for Tactile Defensiveness and Sensory Integration This article provides information regarding the benefits of weighted lap pads for sensory integration. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  If you have a child with sensory issues or other learning challenges, they may benefit from using weighted items like weighted blankets and weighted lap pads for sensory integration, emotional grounding and...

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HIDDEN ALLERGIES: Cause for Disruptive Behavior, Sensory Issues and Poor Retention? Medical

Hidden Allergies: Cause for Disruptive Behavior, Sensory Issues and Poor Retention? This article contains information regarding allergies and how they may affect learning and behavior. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The number of children diagnosed with learning and behavioral disorders astounds me. According to Healthline 6.4 million American children have been diagnosed with ADHD. There’s been a 42 percent increase in cases in...

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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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Perfectionism: Why Children with Learning Challenges Struggle with Perfectionism Education

Perfectionism: Why Children with Learning Challenges Struggle with Perfectionism In today’s society where high-stakes standardized testing, academic success, athletic prowess and excelling in the arts have become the bar for success, perfectionism is often seen as a desirable trait in a child. Sadly, perfectionism can be destructive to a child’s self-esteem, frustrating for family members, creates debilitating anxiety, and can cause students to underachieve, especially...

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CALMING CLIPPER: Why my Sensory Sensitive Child Hates Haircuts Sensory

Calming Clipper: Why my Sensory Sensitive Child Hates Haircuts This article contains information on how to use the Calming Clipper to help sensory sensitive children with haircuts. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  For those of you with sensory kids, you know what a nightmare it can be when the time comes to take them in for a haircut. With all the loud noises from the blow...

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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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Siblings: The Do’s and Don’ts of Why Not to Let Siblings Help your SPD Child Sensory

Siblings: The Do’s and Don’ts of Why Not to Let Siblings Help your SPD Child This post contains information regarding why it’s important to not always let siblings do things for your SPD child. Some version of the following scenario plays out at my house on a regular basis. One of my kids has done something they weren’t supposed to or didn’t do something they...

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