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When HANDWRITING MILESTONES aren’t Developed the “Write” Way, Brain-Building Activity Suffers Fine Motor

Handwriting Development: When Handwriting Milestones aren’t Developed the “Write” Way, Brain-Building Activity Suffers This article provides helpful information about handwriting development and handwriting milestones for better learning development and brain activity. When you sit down to write a shopping list or a thank you card, you may not realize it, but you are in the process of one of the most complex behaviors that a...

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Is HANDWRITING Dying Out? – Why Lack of Handwriting Could Cause Impulsive Behaviors & High Emotions Writing

Handwriting: Is Handwriting Dying Out? – Why Lack of Handwriting Could Cause Impulsive Behaviors and High Emotions in the Classroom This article provides helpful information about why handwriting is important and how it could lead to learning problems in the classroom if it is removed from regular curriculum. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. I’ve always been fascinated by old style handwriting. People practiced...

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Is EMOTIONAL BEHAVIOR Tied to Your Child’s Internal “Stress Monitor?” Emotional Grounding

Emotions: Why Your Child’s Internal “Stress Monitor” May Prevent Learning and Emotional Grounding This article provides helpful information about your child’s emotions and limbic system that can advance or hinder learning in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. There is a widely assumed notion that the frontal cortex of the brain is what makes us human. Recent research is suggesting this is...

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REWIRE THE BRAIN: Handwriting Exercises for Emotional Control & Fine Motor Development Fine Motor

Rewire the Brain: New Educational Handbook for Emotional Control and Fine Motor Development This article introduces ways to rewire the brain for developing your child’s emotions, reading, fine motor and writing skills. Details about the handbook are below. When children walk through my door, each is unique and different, just like their learning development. While some struggle with attention and focus issues, Sensory Processing Disorders, anxiety,...

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Hand-eye Coordination Toys for Better Motor Planning, Executive Functioning and Learning Development Motor Skills

Hand-eye Coordination Toys for Better Motor Planning and Learning Development This article provides helpful hand-eye coordination toys for better child and learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Many researchers and scientists have found a direct link between hand-eye coordination and your child’s learning ability. Developing hand-eye coordination can help your child with their fine motor development, handwriting, tracking (reading development), social communications...

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Tactile Toys: Toys for Sensory Defensiveness and Tactile Stimulation Sensory

Tactile Toys: Toys for Sensory Defensiveness and Tactile Stimulation Providing your child with tactile toys for sensory integration to awaken their sensory receptors can decrease fidgeting, attention issues and behavior problems in the classroom. Kids who suck on their shirts, fidget at their desk, chew on pens and pencils, and seek out extreme flavors and textures may need tactile toys at their desk or in the home to calm...

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Dysgraphia: Signs of Sloppy Handwriting Could Mean More than Poor Fine Motor Development Writing

Dysgraphia: Signs of Sloppy Handwriting Could Mean More than Poor Fine Motor Development This article provides helpful information for children struggling with dysgraphia, handwriting and organizing thoughts on paper. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. It isn’t uncommon to hear some people joke about bad handwriting. My own signature is quite hard to read. As a profession, doctors frequently get a bad rap for...

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BODY AWARENESS: Characteristics of Impaired or Poor Proprioception in Your Child Proprioception

Body Awareness: Characteristics of Impaired or Poor Proprioception in Your Child This article provides helpful learning information regarding body awareness and proprioception development in your child.  Imagine you are at a party. You walk up to someone and socialize, staying an appropriate distance from them as you speak. Someone comes around with drinks and you reach out to grab the glass, doing so on the...

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Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details Visual Processing

Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details This article provides helpful information, games and activities for improving your child’s visual memory. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When you make a video on your phone, visual and auditory information is stored for safekeeping and can be played back when you want to access it again. Recording...

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WHY BALANCE? How Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination: Why Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination This article provides helpful information and activities for improving balance and coordination in children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As we educate more parents and teachers about the benefits of balance and coordination activities, it becomes progressively apparent how physical skills support academic learning, behavior, and attention...

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