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Non-Verbal Behavior Strategies

To parents looking for ways to handle their children’s behavior problems, it can seem like no matter how many times they tell their child to “stop that” or “settle down” or “come here,” their words are not heard. Trying to manage behavior can be befuddling and...

Adaptive Water Safety

Summer is in full swing and one of the best parts of summer for kids of all ages is getting to play in the water! Parents can rest easier while their kids enjoy splashing in the pool or at the beach if they know they’ve had swimming and water safety training. Here are...

Summer Reading List: Our Favorite “Behavior” Books

Just in time for summer, these books are some of our favorites for helping parents with their children’s “behavior” issues. They offer different perspectives and strategies, but they all share the common idea that kids who are seen as having “ bad behavior” often have...

Springtime Planting Project

Spring is in the air, and this time of year offers a great opportunity to teach young children about how plants grow by getting them involved in this easy springtime planting project. Radish seeds are very quick to sprout, and if they are started in a damp paper...

Does My Toddler Need Speech-Language Therapy?

Uncertainty about whether or not your toddler’s speech and language skills are developing normally can be confusing at best. Maybe you have been wondering if you should seek speech-language therapy for your toddler. While no article can replace a comprehensive...

Rainy Day Indoor Play Facilities

Rainy Day Indoor Play Facilities Finding indoor facilities to keep kids healthy and active during the winter months can be a challenge, especially when you have kids who need special accommodations to help them participate to the fullest. We hope to make the process...

How Does Tummy Time Help Infant Development?

While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends putting infants on their backs to sleep to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, they also recognize the importance of prone play, or tummy time, to infant development. According to the AAP, tummy time...

Holiday Behavior Strategies: Preparation is Key!

While the holidays can be a time families look forward to all year long they can also be stressful, especially so for children who have difficulties with executive functioning or sensory processing. Even if you have a typically developing child, holiday gatherings,...

Early Sensory Skills: Activities for Sensory Skills Development

Sensory processing refers to the brain’s ability to receive, interpret, and effectively use information provided by all the senses: vision, hearing, taste, smell, touch, and the detection of movement (vestibular and proprioceptive systems). The ability to process...