A network to share best practices for children with special needs
As I am putting up the tree and getting out all of the ornaments and decorations, I get into a nostalgic mood. You see, all of my children are grown and two of the three have children of their own. They are starting their own family traditions, just as we did years ago. As I place each ornament on the tree, it brings…Continue
I cannot believe that it is time to think about toys for the Holidays. There are so many toys that are available for children today; it is overwhelming. Of course, if your children are like mine were, they want them ALL! The list changes from day to day! Whew! It wears me out just thinking about it. What are the best toys for the Holidays?
All of us will agree that sometimes it is easier for you, the adult, to take over and do it for your child instead of allowing him/her to work things out in his/her own manner, in his/her own time. For your child’s sake, RESIST THE URGE! Maslowe studied how Blackfoot Indians were taught autonomy and responsibility.…Continue
Throughout the years, I cannot tell you how many parents and teachers have come to me almost begging for suggestions to help children with ADHD be more focused in the classroom. I have several strategies that I am going to share with you today.
Before I share a few proven strategies, allow me to add a “side note” on ADHD and medication. Whether or not you decide to put your child on medication is an issue for you and your child’s pediatrician. I am certainly not advocating one way or…