Better Sleep for Unique Learners

Better Sleep for Unique Learners

According to the National Institute of Health, sleep problems are one of the most common problems parents face with their children. If you are a parent of a unique learner, then you have likely experienced this challenge. Lack of sleep causes problems not only with...
Change Behavior with Sensory-Motor Rooms

Change Behavior with Sensory-Motor Rooms

More schools are implementing sensory-motor rooms to help de-escalate students’ negative behavior and promote independence in self-regulation. The same elements of a sensory-motor room at school can be helpful at home as well. Chaos occurs when negative behavior...
Movement Helps Writing

Movement Helps Writing

It might surprise you that physical movement is crucial to learning. Most people think that the key to learning is the ability to sit still, be quiet and finish the assignment. As a parent, it seems to make sense to tell your child that they can’t go out to play...
Minimizing Errors in Schoolwork

Minimizing Errors in Schoolwork

Unique learners make errors in their school work for many reasons. Sometimes they are rushing to try to finish at the same time as their classmates. Other times the error is related to a problem with their spatial awareness. There are also times when, due to what is...
Eating Behaviors of Unique Learners

Eating Behaviors of Unique Learners

Many unique learners struggle with eating for a variety of reasons. You have probably tried, at one time or another, the ways usually suggested for getting children interested in their meals- putting smaller portions on the plate, letting children serve themselves,...
Building Routines for Back to School and Beyond

Building Routines for Back to School and Beyond

We all have heard that routines help children feel safe and secure. But when you have a unique learner you know that routines are difficult to establish. It can be exhausting as a parent trying to build and maintain the structure of a routine. According to this...

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