Seven Unexpected Ways to Increase Your Child's Learning 1

Seven Unexpected Ways to Increase Your Child’s Learning

When most people hear words such as “learning,” “smart,” or “memory,” they automatically think of the brain. In school we teach “to the head” only, asking students to sit in chairs for long periods of time, listening and


Wee Hands in the Garden

In my classes and parent presentations, I talk a lot about narrating your children’s day and labeling sensory experiences. Now if playing in the garden isn’t a sensory experience I don’t know what is

Healthy Summer Treats 0

Healthy Summer Treats

Summer is officially here. Kids are out of school and it’s time for families to spend more time together. As we all know, social gatherings usually revolve around food. This can be the perfect opportunity to


Advocating for Your Child

Good special education services are intensive and expensive. Resources are limited. If you have a child with special needs, you may wind up battling the school district for the services your child needs. To prevail, you need information, skills, and


Transition & Supported Employment Working for You

Transition is a term used to describe post high school education planning processes for students with special needs between the ages of 14 and 22. Specifically, it is used to help students move from school to work


Alternative Reality: Fitness and Your Child

In years past, when in workshops or conventions, I would be informed that I would be grouped in the “Alternative Treatment” section. I’m not quite sure what fitness and play are alternative to