Left Hand Writing Tips plus FREEBIE

Did you know that some students do not develop a hand preference until kindergarten or at 5 or 6 years old? When students write with their left hand, they should not be discouraged from doing so. They do not choose their left hand in the same way that you didn’t choose to use your right […]

Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety

Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety plus FREE downloadable handout of this post at the bottom. Anxiety can be extremely harsh to school-aged children, but test-taking season is upon them, it can be even worse. No matter how many times parents, teachers, and therapists emphasize that it’s “just a test”, anxiety can take over. Here are some […]

7 Tips for Back to School

Back to school comes with mixed emotions. We want our children to have a super year as they grow and learn. As a parent of children with special needs, back to school brings both excitement and anxiety  We purchase books, uniforms, shoes, and backpacks but wonder how our children will transition to a new class […]

ABCs of Movement….brain break fun

Movement/brain breaks are gaining popularity because they WORK! What IS a brain break? They are simply short bursts of activity designed to energize the brain and body for learning. By boosting blood flow to the body and brain, they can help children to learn. Did you know that adults can benefit too? Try getting up […]