Tag: learning disorders


Stages of Creativity: Why Some Kids are “Blocked” from the 4 Stages of Creativity Education

Stages of Creativity: Why Some Kids are “Blocked” from the 4 Stages of Creativity This article provides helpful information about the stages of creativity and how it can support or hinder a child’s learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When thinking about creativity, most people tend to think about it as a fluid thing with no structure, but that is the joy...

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SENSORY MODULATION: Why My Child has Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information Sensory

Sensory Modulation: Your Child’s Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information This article provides helpful information about sensory modulation and how it affects behavior and attention in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. We discuss sensory processing a lot at our center because it is important to understand the entire operation of this complex human process so parents, teachers and educators can...

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PROPRIOCEPTION: The Best Bean Bags for Proprioception, Crossing the Midline and Visual Skills Motor Skills

The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Proprioception, Motor Planning and Visual Motor This article provides helpful tips on what bean bags to choose for your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When parents first come to our center, they are often surprised to find their child can’t do simple activities, especially those using their gross motor skills. I sometimes hear how...

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Sensory Integration: Is Lack of Sensory Integration behind Poor Academic Performance? Sensory

Sensory Integration: Is Lack of Sensory Integration behind My Child’s Poor Academic Performance? This article provides helpful information about how sensory integration could impact your child’s learning ability in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. One of the most common questions parents ask me when they visit our center is “what do you do exactly to help children?” At any given time,...

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Power Foods Kids will Actually Eat to Improve Attention and Memory in the Classroom Nutrition

Power Foods Kids will Actually Eat to Improve Attention and Memory in the Classroom This article provides helpful information about power foods to improve a child’s memory and attention in school. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. There is a never ending nutritional and fitness hype that creates new article headlines to catch the next reader’s eye. It can be tiring. I think we...

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Sensory Processing: 50 Free Sensory Printables and New Sensory Processing 101 Sensory

50 Free Sensory Printables and New Sensory Processing 101 This article provides helpful resources provided by the Inspired Treehouse for children with Sensory Processing issues. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Our friends at Inspired Treehouse just relaunched Sensory Processing 101 as an eBook to help parents, teachers, Occupational Therapists and other professionals with their child or student’s sensory needs. With the relaunch of...

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BALANCE AND COORDINATION ACTIVITIES to Improve Vestibular, Attention and Sensory Integration Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination Activities to Help Kids Attend and Focus on Academic Tasks This article provides helpful information for children who need balance and coordination activities for better attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Developing balance and coordination begins almost at birth. As babies develop, they learn to lift their head, roll over and scoot across the floor. Eventually, when...

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AUDITORY FREQUENCIES: Why High and Low Frequencies Affect Behavior, Emotions, Speech and Language Auditory Processing

Energy through our Ears: Why High and Low Frequencies Affect Behavior, Emotions, Speech and Language This article provides helpful information about the energy in our ears and how it affects our child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. In every locker room in the world, no matter the sport, music is always blaring before a big game. This pumps up the athletes...

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Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? Visual Processing

Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? This article provides helpful information about your child’s visual motor skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Have you ever thought about the skills and energy it takes just to write the letters in your name or read a few passages from a magazine? For most of us, these...

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Fidget Tools for Better Attention and Focus in the Classroom Development

Fidget Toys for Better Attention and Focus in the Classroom This article provides helpful fidget toys to improve your child’s attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. It’s usually hard for any child to attend and focus through an entire day of school, but for some it’s even harder, especially if they struggle with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia,...

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