Activities

5 Unexpected Ways to Jump Start Your Child

5 Unexpected Ways to Jump Start Your Child's Processing Skills

Sensory Integration: Building Blocks

The majority of learning disabilities stem from underlying sensory processing disorder. When the child's sensory processing issues are addressed through sensory integration intervention, the road blocks to the way the child processes starts to come down, and the distortions are replaced with free flowing, faster, processing skills.

Gross Motor Skill Activities

Gross Motor Skill Activities for Special Needs Children

Tactile and Sensory Activities

Tactile and Sensory Activities for Special Needs Children

Language Skill Activities for Special Needs

Language Skill Activities for Special Needs Children

Activities that Help with Development

Activities that Help with Therapy and Development

Fine Motor Skill Activities for Special Needs

Fine Motor Skill Activities for Special Needs Children

Many children with special needs have challenges with their fine motor skills. Therefore, it is important to incorporate fine motor skills activities for special needs children in their daily routine. These activities for special needs children can be simple and even fun. Children with special needs will enjoy the activities and, best of all, benefit from them.

Swimming:  A Life-saving Skill

Most parents are aware that swimming is a lifesaving skill that must be taught at an early age.  Sadly, drowning remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children between one and fourteen years of age, and children with intellectual challenges are at an even higher risk.  As an alarming statistic, drowning is the number one leading cause of death of children with autism.

What is Equine Therapy?

Many parents are given discouraging news about their children with disabilities -- this prognosis gives little hope to parents of these children, which is an unfair and negative situation.  There are therapies many parents have never heard of, including equine therapy.

School-Based Programs

Today I’d like to bring your attention to martial arts programs that may be available to your child during their day before they even get home!