Tag: learning delays


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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Bauer Crawling Reflex: Delays in Learning and Motor Development if Your Child Skips the Crawling Stage Development

Bauer Crawling Reflex: Delays in Learning and Motor Development if Your Child Skips the Crawling Stage This article provides helpful information about a retained Bauer Crawling Reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2000 reported that children who used walkers as babies and toddlers showed delays in reaching sequential milestones (sitting...

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AUDITORY DEFICIENCIES: 12 Auditory Processing Deficiencies to Recognize in Your Child Auditory Processing

Auditory Deficiencies: 12 Auditory Processing Deficiencies to Recognize in Your Child This article provides helpful information about auditory deficiencies and how to recognize them in your child. If you find yourself constantly repeating directions and instructions for your child, you may think they have a hearing issue. However, what they may experience is a breakdown in their auditory system or auditory deficiencies that affect approximately...

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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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Why my Child Experiences “Deer in the Headlights,” Fear, Anxiety, Night Terrors and Phobias Primitive Reflexes

Fear Paralysis Reflex: Why my Child Experiences “Deer in the Headlights,” Fear, Anxiety, Night Terrors and Phobias This article provides helpful information for parents who have children that may have retained the Fear Paralysis Reflex and other primitive reflexes. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. In a recent 2009 study it was discovered that one in six kids have some type of sensory processing...

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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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8 Executive Functioning Skills: Why my Child Can’t Complete Tasks and Stay Organized in School Education

8 Executive Functioning Skills: Why my Child Can’t Complete Tasks and Stay Organized in School This article provides helpful information on executive functioning skills. Educators and professionals in the child development field frequently discuss the natural responses and skills that a child is born with. Some of these include primitive reflexes, which are responses and movements that help a child transition to a new skill...

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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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Motor Planning: Poor Motor Planning Leads to Lack of Confidence in the Classroom Motor Skills

Motor Planning: Poor Motor Planning Leads to Lack of Confidence in the Classroom This article provides helpful information for improving your child’s motor planning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As adults, motor planning is something that we often take for granted because for the most part, we have been immersed in an environment of learning that usually begins with learning one thing and...

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Sensory Integration: 4 Levels of Sensory Integration that Prevent “Traffic Jams” in the Brain for Higher Learning Sensory

Sensory Integration: 4 Levels of Sensory Integration that Prevent “Traffic Jams” in the Brain for Higher Learning This article provides helpful information for sensory integration. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Picture yourself on a road trip. As your driving through some of the long stretches of your journey, you suddenly see a procession of headlights barely moving ahead that converge into three open...

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