Tag: visual processing


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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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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Bean Bags: The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Motor Planning and Visual 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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Slow Processing: 3 Personality Characteristics to Watch for in Kids that Struggle with Slow Processing Education

Slow Processing: 3 Personality Characteristics to Watch for in Kids that Struggle with Slow Processing This article provides helpful information regarding slow processing in students that have difficulty completing tasks and assignments. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. In previous articles, we discussed the popular topic of kids that struggle with slow processing speed. These kids wrangle with performance in school and clash with...

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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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Processing Speed: Why Slow Processing Speed Makes Simple Tasks Daunting for Kids Executive Functioning

Processing Speed: Why Slow Processing Speed Makes Simple Tasks Daunting for Kids This article provides helpful information about slow processing speed in the classroom and at home. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Max, a 7-year-old boy, frequently has trouble executing the most basic daily tasks. He displays attention problems in school and gets distracted regularly from the activity he is supposed to be...

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Reversals: Why My Child Can’t Grasp Letter and Number Reversals (b & d, 6 & 9) – Not Always Dyslexia Writing

Reversals: Why My Child Can’t Grasp Letter and Number Reversals (b & d, 6 & 9) This article provides helpful information regarding letter, number and word reversals. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. One of the most common concerns I hear from parents is that their child reverses their letters, numbers or words, sometimes all three. Parents tend to have a real fear that...

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Visual Skills: The 3 R’s that Detect Visual Perception Deficiencies – Recognition, Reading Comprehension and Retention Visual Processing

Visual Skills: The 3 R’s that Detect Visual Perception Deficiencies – Recognition, Reading Comprehension and Retention This article provides information to help parents determine if their child is experiencing issues with their visual skills. As you may have already read in previous articles, vision is more than seeing clearly and having 20/20 eyesight. This is even more accurate for kids in their learning years. Your...

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