The school year has started and I have decided to incorporate more midline crossing tasks into my students’ day. These are my favorite for kids in kindergarten and above. I love tasks using the infinity sign. It is easy to do on a dry erase or use different colored markers to make an infinity rainbow.
How a medical professional approaches a special needs parent makes or breaks the relationship. I think this article should be read by all medical professionals. What the medical professional thinks about a family can impact the plan of care that is developed. Phrases like: Parent’s just spoil him/her, It is just behavior, and That parent is
This is inspiring! A speech made by a valedictorian at Harrison High School has spread through social media for its inspirational message.Evan Mercer was born deaf. It was not discovered until he was 4 years old. His parents were told that speaking and reading were out of the question. On May 22, at age 18,
I love obstacle courses and as the weather gets colder and wetter, I tend to use them more in my classroom. The following is a blog I often give to parents: “What is an obstacle course? An obstacle course is a series of challenging physical activities an individual must navigate through. The activities often require
In a world of medical appointments, therapy visits, home programs and educational tutoring, sometimes, special, needs parents need reminders to play. To get down on the floor and have fun for the sake of having fun. To drift off in that special world in which imagination takes over and family fun takes precedent over all
One great way to develop hand skills is to use tongs. Tongs help to strengthen the muscles used for cutting and help develop pencil grasp. It is very easy to add tongs to many everyday games. Kids love tongs and enjoy the challenge of using them to move items. Start with tongs that are six
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I bring Caleb to the supermarket with me every week. I think its high time he gets his own list of things to buy. This is a great application for reading, counting, and matching real objects to pictures. When we arrived at the supermarket, I gave Caleb the list.…