6 Simple Strategies to Teach Social Skills When it Doesn't Come Easy
These 6 simple strategies to teach social skills when it doesn't come easy to your child will help you in teaching social skills to your child who struggles
How to Discipline a Child With ADHD
Nurturing a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be very difficult, as they need distinctive discipline techniques that are not the same as other children. Otherwise, you may risk unnecessarily excusing your...
15 Best Essentials Oils for Focus and Concentration
Got kids who "zone out" during homework? Need help with staying on task? Check out these 15 best essential oils for focus and concentration.
Sleep Solutions in Your Back Pocket
70 percent of adults with ADHD spend at least one hour trying to fall asleep each night. These mobile apps can help you slow a racing brain, stay asleep, and wake up on time.
Bouncy Bands- Great Tool for Your Students Who Need to Move! - Make Take & Teach
I love it when we can find a super cheap and efficient way to meet the needs of our students. For students with ADHD we often recommend tools such as sissel seats, therapy balls and fidgets for use in the classroom to allow students to move and, hopefully, maintain attention to instruction. These items […]
Sensory Activities That Help Growing Brains | Creekside Learning
Why Are Sensory Activities Important? Sensory activities are all over the internet, including Pinterest and many terrific kids activity blogs. But what’s the real advantage to setting up sensory activities for kids, other than a way to keep them occupied? When a child takes in information via touching, tasting, smelling, and hearing different things, her brain is creating new neuro-connections and pathways. These same pathways are then used for learning other things like reading and solving…
Tips & Tricks :: Strateges From a Former Headstrong Child (and Currently Headstrong Adult)
People think I’m crazy when I tell them that my favorite students to work with are those with Oppositional Defiant Disorder, but I’ll tell you why! As a child, I sent my parents through…
11 Amazing Health Benefits of Magnesium You Need to Know Today
Magnesium is one of the most common deficiencies plaguing our health. 75% of Americans aren’t getting enough, and children with autism and ADHD have been shown to have very low levels. Learn all about the amazing health benefits of magnesium for anxiety, depression, Autism, ADHD, obesity, heart health, and so much more! #magnesium #magnesiumbenefits #hearthealth #mentalhealth #autism #adhd
What Is Executive Function? 7 Deficits Tied to ADHD
What is executive function? The cognitive skills that help us plan, prioritize, and execute complex tasks are commonly tied to ADHD in children and adults. Here, ADHD authority Russell Barkley, Ph.D. explains how executive dysfunction originates in the ADHD brain and what these deficits typically look like.
The Benefits of Hanging Upside Down for Kids
Calm Down by Hanging Upside Down - Stop Sensory Meltdowns - Vestibular Input - #VestibularInput #SensoryDiet #SensoryActivities #OT #SensoryKids #ADHDKids