Tag: balance


Resistance Bands: Brain-Building Stretchy Band Exercises for Sensory Integration, Motor Planning and Crossing the Midline Development

Resistance Bands: Brain-Building Stretchy Band Exercises for Sensory Integration, Motor Planning and Crossing the Midline This article provides home-based brain-building activities with resistance bands that can help your child with sensory integration, motor planning and other learning benefits. Affiliate links are provided for your convenience. When working with children who have learning disorders, attention and behavior issues, emotional and sensory overload, and poor motor skills,...

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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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Primitive Reflexes: The Culprit Behind Your Child’s Balance and Coordination Issues Development

Primitive Reflexes: The Culprit Behind Your Child’s Balance and Coordination Issues This article contains information regarding retained primitive reflexes and provides affiliate links for your convenience. Running, kicking a ball, riding a bike and sitting straight in a chair are things most kids do easily, but if a child struggles doing simple physical tasks, there might be an underlying reason that goes deeper than just...

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6 Ways to Foster Gratitude this Thanksgiving Season ADD / ADHD / Comprehension / math / Mathematics / Reading / science / spelling / Uncategorized / Writing

I don’t know about you, but Thanksgiving happens to be one of my favorite holidays. We tend to overlook Thanksgiving and focus all our efforts on Christmas, but this holiday really allows me to build relationships with my family rather than buying gifts and money. As one of eight children, our holiday gatherings are chaotic, messy, and above all FUN. And, there is never too...

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Nutrition Week: Thai Chicken Quinoa Salad for Young Learners ADD / ADHD / Comprehension / math / Mathematics / Reading / science / spelling / Uncategorized / Writing

Since we are focusing all week long on nutrition, we wanted to share with you one of our favorite recipes that  can help improve attention, focus, energy, behavior, and gives our families a little Asian zing. Quinoa, which is becoming a great substitute for white rice, and is high in protein, can keep you full longer and has all the health and nutritional benefits the...

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GROSS MOTOR BRAIN-BUILDING EXERCISES: 7 Super Brain-Building Gross Motor Activities for Kids Physical Literacy

7 Super Brain-building Gross Motor Activities for Kids When I first became a new parent, everything was an experiment. I might as well have thrown on a lab coat and bought my own lab with all the bottles I tested and experiments with nightly feeding methods, nap patterns, and eventually tactics to help my child crawl, roll over, grasp objects, and walk. By child number...

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Good Music Brighter Children: Using Music to Help Learning Disabilities ADD / ADHD / Comprehension / math / Mathematics / Reading / science / spelling / Uncategorized / Writing

Helping Kids Achieve Academic Success through Music Some of the most rewarding experiences we have, other than working with our amazing students, is the opportunity to work with organizations and individuals who share our passion for helping kids learn and achieve academic success. That is why we were thrilled when Sharlene Habermeyer, author of Good Music Brighter Children, approached us to team up and write an...

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Prepare Your Child for Back to School with these Healthy Habits Education

Back to School: Healthy Habits for Children This article provides back to school tips that can prepare kids for better learning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The kids have their backpacks; check. Pencils, crayons, calculator, notepads, and paper; check, check. Whether this is their first day of kindergarten or their senior year of high school it never gets any easier. Preparing kids for...

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Grand Open House Winners ADD / ADHD / Comprehension / math / Mathematics / Reading / science / spelling / Uncategorized / Writing

We have our winners! Congratulations to all our Grand Opening Event Winners. We hope you enjoy these fun prizes and giveaways with your families. We can’t thank you enough for attending our event and hope you will come back to visit us soon. To claim your prize, please email info@ilslearning.com or contact Alene Villaneda at 801-390-0091. Want to see pictures of your kids at the event?...

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