Parent tips to help left-handed children be more successful with handwriting.

Approximately 10% of the population are left-handed. Our world is designed for right-handed dominance. Being left-handed does come with some difficulties, especially for children developing skills.

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Is It More Than Just a Phase? Picky Eating Versus Problem Feeding

Arguably the most complex aspect of child development, the term “feeding” encompasses all of the skills required to ingest an appropriate variety and quantity of solids and liquids for nourishment. While the development of feeding skills may appear to be a natural process, part of our basic survival instincts, it is much more complicated than meets the eye!

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Making Oral Motor Activities Fun at Home

In today’s world, it can be difficult to get our kids moving and exercising! Here are some of my favorite resources to get kids moving while using what they love, technology. We all know the mental and physical health benefits of exercise.

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Get Kids Moving Using Technology

In today’s world, it can be difficult to get our kids moving and exercising! Here are some of my favorite resources to get kids moving while using what they love, technology. We all know the mental and physical health benefits of exercise.

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Accessible Assistive Technology for Students and Parents

Assistive technology (AT) refers to the products, equipment, and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for individuals with

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The Importance of Outdoor Play

In general, children can benefit from daily active free play whether it be indoors or outdoors. However, children of all ages can benefit from at least three hours of free play outdoors a day.

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Adapting and Shifting During a Pandemic

I am a speech language pathologist who specializes in social cognition and executive functioning. I have been to countless Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking conferences as well as Sarah Ward & Kristen Jacobsen’s 360 Thinking Executive Functioning seminars.
Let me say it again… I teach social cognition and executive functioning skills for a living… However, this pandemic has completely upheaved my executive functioning skills and rewired my brain. Anyone else struggling??? Please let me explain…

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Establishing trust: stepping beyond everything you learned in grad school

When I was an indecisive, whimsical sophomore, circa 2007 at the University of Connecticut, one of the requirements in selecting a career path was that it embodied a counseling component. I didn’t quite aspire to be a mental health counselor, but I undoubtedly wanted to support individuals in some capacity. After shadowing a few SLPs I saw undoubtedly how much counseling was involved across settings.

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Transition Planning: What does it mean, when do you start, and who is on your team.

For most children, planning their adult lives starts somewhere in preschool when they begin discussing what careers they hope to pursue in their adulthood. Then somewhere in high school, students seem less sure as they are faced with a decision to transition into the workplace, post-secondary education, or maybe even completely rock their parents world by electing to backpack through a foreign country looking for their missing inspiration.

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