Tag: sensory integration


LEARNING TOYS: 10 of the Worst Toys for Your Child’s Learning Development Education

10 of the Worst Toys for Your Child’s Learning Development This article provides information regarding learning toys for your child’s educational development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific condition or...

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SENSORY ROOM: How to Build a Successful Sensory Room for Greater Brain Development Sensory

Sensory Room: How to Build a Successful Sensory Room for Greater Brain Development This article provides helpful toys for your child’s sensory room. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific condition...

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Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating? Sensory

Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating? This article provides helpful information about taste sensitivities in sensory children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Eating is a fabulous multisensory experience. I love trying new foods, dishes and experimenting with different flavors. I always look forward to trying new recipes (when I have the time). Most people love...

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Intelligences Checklist: 8 Child Intelligences that Can Weaken or Strengthen a Child’s Learning Development

Intelligences Checklist: 8 Child Intelligences that Can Weaken or Strengthen a Child’s Learning This article provides a helpful intelligences checklist to determine where your child learns best and where their strengths and weaknesses may be in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. For so many years, the IQ test ruled the world. Your intelligence could be measured in a single number, and...

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The “WRONG” Toys for Holding Your Child Back and the “RIGHT” Toys for Building Your Child’s Brain Motor Skills

Learning Toys: The “Wrong” Toys for Holding Your Child Back and the “Right” Toys for Building Your Child’s Brain This article provides helpful information about the right learning toys and the wrong learning toys to purchase for your children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Many of you have been asking “what are the ‘right’ gifts to give my child?” Toys have definitely changed...

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HAS YOUR CHILD REACHED THEIR READING MILESTONES: Development of the Eyes, Ears and Neck Development

Foundational Milestones for Reading: Development of the Eyes, Ears and Neck This article discusses important foundational milestones for reading and writing. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. At one month old, an infant has already adjusted to numerous sensations and has started to formulate responses to these sensations. One of the more important sensations that a baby learns to respond to is the sensations...

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Stages of Creativity: Why Some Kids are “Blocked” from the 4 Stages of Creativity Education

Stages of Creativity: Why Some Kids are “Blocked” from the 4 Stages of Creativity This article provides helpful information about the stages of creativity and how it can support or hinder a child’s learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When thinking about creativity, most people tend to think about it as a fluid thing with no structure, but that is the joy...

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SENSORY MODULATION: Why My Child has Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information Sensory

Sensory Modulation: Your Child’s Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information This article provides helpful information about sensory modulation and how it affects behavior and attention in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. We discuss sensory processing a lot at our center because it is important to understand the entire operation of this complex human process so parents, teachers and educators can...

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CALMING STRATEGIES: Calming Strategies for Anxious Children, Fidgeting, and Fight or Flight Emotional Grounding

CALMING STRATEGIES: Calming Strategies for Anxious Children, Fidgeting, and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful calming strategies to help anxious children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Many times small children are more prone to tantrums and meltdowns because they are in the middle of developing their language skills and have a hard time saying how they feel, what they are thinking and...

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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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