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...
ADHD: Strategies for Sensory Hypersensitivity

ADHD: Strategies for Sensory Hypersensitivity

Those with ADHD are often hypersensitive to sound and touch. These sensitivities can increase as external stress and pressure on the person with ADHD increases. Sometimes, people experience so much irritation from their clothing that the only solution is to change it....
ADHD: Strategies for Time Management

ADHD: Strategies for Time Management

Recently we discussed strategies to help those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) overcome the disorganization and excuse making so common to those with ADHD. Strategies to improve these areas included both physical and mental activities that make a...
ADHD: Strategies for Disorganization

ADHD: Strategies for Disorganization

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a challenge for everyone who faces it, regardless of their age. ADHD is typically quite frustrating, both for the person who has it and for the people around them. Among other things, disorganization, forgotten...
Independence is Possible for Unique Learners

Independence is Possible for Unique Learners

Independence can seem like a distant goal for parents whose children struggle with learning disabilities. These children are unique learners and independence is one more thing that they must learn in a different way. Independence is being able to function on one’s own...
Fun Games to Improve Printing

Fun Games to Improve Printing

Printing is one of those things that parents and teachers tend to put into the “just try harder” category. The thought is that more practice is needed. However, most unique learners who are struggling with printing have a physiological reason for their...

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