New School Year

Long Summer Vacation? Top 10 Ways to Maintain Your Student’s Attention!

One of the most difficult transitions in the school system is coming back from summer vacation! Most likely your students have been staying up late, sleeping in, had limited structure, and doing new and...

Keep Exercise Alive During the School Year

Children faced many transitions at the beginning of the school year.  By this time of year, they have settled into a routine and most of the kinks of adjusting to back to school...

Decrease Back to School Jitters with these Strategies

For many kids, returning to school can create some anxiety and back to school jitters run rampant. Just yesterday, my nephew told me how he didn’t want to think about school because he remembered...
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Back-to-School–Top 5 Check List to Help You Connect with Your Kids

September revives so many back-to-school memories. I fondly remember in first grade, my teacher made us all learn and sing the song “Getting to Know You” from The King and I. The lyrics are...

Back to School! ABA-Based Tips for Success

Ah, September. The lovely, relaxing days of summer come to an end, and we go back to the hustle and bustle of the school year. The pace of September can be stressful for kids...

Teach Shoe Tying with Backward Chaining

Learning to tie shoes is a challenge for most children, but even more so if your child is dealing with various isms.  Backward Chaining may be the solution to this challenge. If your child struggles...
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Enhance Your Sensory Diet with Simple Rocks

With summer behind us and Indian Summer at its height, my children and I have been enjoying quieter time at the beach, in our yard and on walks. Everywhere we go, there seems to be...

Welcome to the Adult World: Self-Advocacy

I can’t believe its August and before we all know it, it is back to school and the summer is over. I’ve done lists of back to school tips before, but today we’re going...

Tips to Decrease Back-to-School Stress

It’s that time of year again where you are stressing about whether or not you and your child are ready to go back to school, or maybe they are starting kindergarten! How exciting. You...

Three Ways to Decrease School Anxiety

The sun is setting a little bit earlier.  The stores are filling their aisles with binders, pens and paper.  The furthest thing from your child’s mind is starting another school year.  And if it...