Tag: vision development


Tummy Time: Brain-Building Exercises for the Baby that Hates Tummy Time Development

Tummy Time: Brain-Building Exercises for the Baby that Hates Tummy Time This article provides helpful tummy time exercises for babies that hate to be in the prone position. Affiliate links and free printables are included for your convenience. It’s not uncommon for babies to hate tummy time. Many parents think because their baby cries or fusses when they try to lay their baby on the...

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CLASSROOM MODIFICATIONS for Students that Struggle with Slow Processing Speed Processing Speed

Classroom Modifications for Students that Struggle with Slow Processing Speed This article provides helpful classroom modifications for those kids that struggle with slow processing speed. Free printable included below. Children that struggle with slow processing speed in the classroom may have difficulty remembering instructions in the classroom or retaining important details for an assignment or exam. These children are often labeled “dumb” or “lazy” when...

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PRIMITIVE REFLEXES: Duet Responsible for Sensory Issues, Reading Delays, Fear & Fight or Flight Primitive Reflexes

Retained Primitive Reflexes that Cause Sensory Sensitivities, Reading Delays, Fear and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful information about retained primitive reflexes and how they affect your child’s learning potential. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Most children in the classroom (about 80 percent) are healthy and active kids that excel in the classroom. However, the other 20 percent of students we see...

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Retained TLR: Without the Right Balance and Coordination, Learning Falls into a “Slump” Primitive Reflexes

Retained TLR: Without the Right Balance and Coordination, Learning Falls into a “Slump” This article provides helpful information about a retained TLR and how it impacts a child’s balance and learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Balance and coordination are two areas of physical development in children that are often overlooked. These areas of development are typically discounted because, for most children,...

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Brain Breaks: Simple Brain Break Puzzles to “Spark” and Awaken the Brain for Higher Learning Motor Skills

Brain Breaks: Simple Brain Break Puzzles to “Spark” and Awaken the Brain for Higher Learning This article provides helpful Brain Breaks to improve your child or student’s learning ability in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Helping your child or student get their daily dose of “Brain Breaks” doesn’t have to be difficult or laborious. Short bursts of physical and mental exercise...

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Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math Visual Processing

Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math This article provides helpful resources to improve and strengthen their visual-spatial skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. If you have ever watched a young toddler try to fit blocks and shapes in other toys, crevices or spaces around the house, you may not know they are beginning to develop their visual-spatial skills. You...

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Dysgraphia: How to Recognize Signs of Dysgraphia in Your Child Writing

Dysgraphia: How to Recognize Signs of Dysgraphia in Your Child This article provides helpful signs and symptoms for dysgraphia. Many parents and educators have a hard time recognizing the signs and symptoms of Dysgraphia in their child or students. Children struggling with dysgraphia often struggle with written language and how well they are able to express and organize their thoughts on paper. Many times there...

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Books and Resources for Occupational Therapists, Parents and Educators Development

Important Books and Resources for Occupational Therapists, Parents and Educators This article provides helpful books and resources for improving your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. We often receive requests from parents, educators, Occupational Therapists, Pediatric Therapists and other professionals for books and resources we use to help our students succeed at home and at school. Several of the resources we use...

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ATNR: Studies Show 50% of Kids with a Retained ATNR Primitive Reflex Struggle with Dyslexia Primitive Reflexes

ATNR: Studies Show 50% of Kids with a Retained ATNR Primitive Reflex Struggle with Dyslexia This article discusses how a retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) could be the reason behind a child having dyslexia. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Overall Look Retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) can affect your child’s writing ability, tracking, crossing the midline, balance and coordination and bilateral...

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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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