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Welcome to teachers, therapists, parents and all others to our Special Needs Network.This is a social network for you to discover learning solutions that kids with special needs will love.

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Sensory Processing and the Teenager: Helping Teachers, Caregivers and Teens Understand Sensory Needs

Posted by Diana Ashby Henry on August 18, 2014 at 10:00am 1 Comment

This month's blog is for teens to help them discover how to live in a more “sensory safe world.” And for the caregivers and teachers to help them better understand teen behaviors as they relate to sensory processing challenges, preferences, and needs.

The Teen Sensory Tools Survey

Teens: Complete the…

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5 Fun Activities to Soak Up Summer!

Posted by Cecilia Cruse on July 14, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Check out these fun ideas to beat the heat AND work on fine motor skills!

  1. Squirt Gun Painting. Fill your favorite squirt gun with liquid watercolors, use an easel or secure a piece of…
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General Ed teachers: Helping to integrate students with sensory processing challenges into the classroom

Posted by Diana Ashby Henry on July 7, 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

In this month’s blog I will be discussing children who are displaying behaviors reflecting sensory processing challenges, often not thought as appropriate in the classroom. Unlike children who are wheelchair users and easily receive assistance for their challenges, those with sensory processing challenges have “hidden” disabilities. They are often misunderstood and receive punishment for their behaviors. Assessment is important to identify the cause of their challenges. Once identified as…

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Treat Yourself to A Summertime Continuing Education Webinar!

Posted by Diana Ashby Henry on June 16, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Now that summer is here, time to relax, right? Yes…and it is also an opportunity for continuing education. Like our children, we need to take advantage of the summer for learning too. How exciting to be prepared for the upcoming school year with new “sensory tools” . Why not sign up for a webinar such as Ten Ways to Implement Response to Intervention (RtI) with Sensory Strategies? This webinar also includes “bonus” clips from the Tools for Teachers DVD…

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lacking sense of balance while carrying things and with him self

Started by vincent Causse in Testimonials. Last reply by vincent Causse Aug 9. 2 Replies

My autistic student 8 years old has trouble with balance! he lack confidence walking on benches and walking over voids as i make space between benches. He has trouble too carrying things, like this…Continue

autistic children and colors !

Started by vincent Causse in Testimonials. Last reply by vincent Causse Jul 22. 4 Replies

i am wondering if it s possible that some autistic do not recognize colors at all!!! or is it that they just dont know. One of my autistic student is incapable to put a series of 2 color beads on a…Continue

Summer Threrapy

Started by RiverKids Pediatric Home Health in Fun Activities. Last reply by ardila tarx Jul 10. 1 Reply

What are you doing to maintain therapy for your child during the summer?Continue

autistic who refuse to eat

Started by vincent Causse in Ask the Expert. Last reply by vincent Causse Jul 8. 4 Replies

one of my autistic student (8 years old ) has never really ate! The parents have told me the situation only recently. In school he has only a snack time so it was not really obvious. I ve started to…Continue

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