All parents want to see their children succeed. For some, it’s very easy. They can take an idea and turn it into something useful and productive. Other kids just… can’t. When you have a child with special needs or one that just isn’t a self-starter, you have to stay a few steps ahead of them. […]
If you’ve ever been to my house during school, you probably wondered what the heck we do, or how we get anything done. Our days are broken up into chunks, mostly punctuated by “You’re only on the 3rd one? It’s been almost an hour!” and “The rabbit cage doesn’t need to be cleaned. You did […]
Learning disabilities, developmental delays or even differences in learning styles can cause conflict and difficulty for any educational setting. Labels. LD DD FVS/E PDE ADHD PWS FAS/E CAS CP ASD DS PDD-NOS All those initials. Most people have no idea what they mean, or maybe they know a couple of them. To the parent of […]
While struggling with a child who has a language delay, accommodations have to be made. Some kids are more visual, others auditory, while still others need to manipulate their world. My son is visual/auditory, AND needs to be DOING in order to get it. This is tough! Sound confusing? Let me explain. It can take […]
Having kids with fine motor difficulties, shoe tying has been a bit of a blessing and a bit of a curse. It has been a blessing because they finally learned HOW and were ABLE to get them tight enough that they stayed tied.