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Strategies are an important part of our children’s learning. Strategies can help all children and some more than others. Strategies are used in all aspects of learning and here are some of the many great strategies and tools to help your children with reading and writing.Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on September 16, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Do you know a child or adult with dysgraphia? Do you know what it means to have this disorder? Perhaps it is related to the approaching new school year, but we have been noticing more keyword searches on both our website and blogsite here that include the term dysgraphia.
NINDS (National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke) describes dysgraphia as “a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person's…
Added by Joan M. Brennan on August 6, 2012 at 5:05pm — No Comments
We all know kindergarten is a big year in children’s lives. They learn to read, write, begin mathematical concepts, use critical thinking, learn life skills and more. Kids also learn to sit in chairs and sit while paying attention for longer periods of time. In addition, kids need to focus and attend to brand new…Continue
Added by Tobi Isaacs on July 23, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
I love using "Find It" with kids in Occupational Therapy, they are often very motivated by it.
I have used it to get kids to write. Good individually or in a group. Give them lined paper and have them write a list of the things they find. I let them copy the letters if they don't know how to spell it, but generally insist on neat writing (that is one of my goals- to practice correct formation, spacing, line placement of letters.)
I told them the first person who finds the…Continue