Homeschooling Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, can make any kind of schooling challenging. Children with SPD don’t process the world the same as other children. Thankfully, with a home educational program, you can give your child the education they deserve and help them regulate their sensory system at the same time.

8 Tips for Homeschooling Your ADHD Child

Homeschooling a child with ADHD can be both extremely rewarding and exhausting. Here is our list of tips and advice to make your homeschool journey easier on you and your child.

What’s wrong with screen time? Nothing…but…

My kids have learned all kinds of good things from screens, and I think video games can teach great problem-solving. So, I just don’t believe the hype about screen time being bad. However, I do have an issue with too much screen time.

Does your child have symptoms of a learning disability? When to worry.

Are you worried about your child’s progress this year? How do you know if she is demonstrating symptoms of a learning disability? Is it time to worry? Knowing what learning disability symptoms to watch for can be overwhelming. It can be hard to know when to worry about a learning disability.

8 Easy Steps to Overcoming Dysgraphia

DYSGRAPHIA IS A LEARNING DISABILITY FOR WRITING.
Children with dysgraphia often have a combination of fine motor delays, lack of hand and finger strength, issues with hand-eye coordination, and struggle to remember how to write letters. You can help your child overcome dysgraphia with our step-by-step guide.

5 Fun Was To Improve Handwriting Without Writing Letters

The question of the Day: My child (4, 5, or 6 years old) is learning to write and struggling. What can I do to help? Learning to write is hard. Writing is a complex task. It requires muscle strength in the arm, wrist, and hand; visual perceptual skills; fine motor control; and hand-eye coordination. In…

Making letters fun!

My child needs to learn to write letters but isn’t interested in workbooks. What can I do? There are lots of great ways to teach and practice writing without actually writing. Here we explore a few ideas that teach letters with a multi-sensory approach.

What does an OT like to see in an Easter Basket?

What does a developmentally appropriate easter basket look like? I’ve outlined some great ideas of things for you to put in your child’s Easter Basket that makes the OT in me happy. It doesn’t have to be all chocolate and plastic eggs!

8 Reasons Why Swimming Lessons Should be Part of Your Summer!

Every kid should do swimming lessons whether they are typical, autistic, ADHD, learning different, active or a couch potato. Swimming lessons can save a life and swimming is a great, healthy hobby. But those aren’t why I am telling you to send your kid to lessons.  My reasons are all about what it does for…