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How Can I Establish Structure for My Child During the Chaos of a Pandemic?

How Can I Establish Structure for My Child During the Chaos of a Pandemic?

Living through a pandemic feels like a constant rollercoaster. Guidelines change daily, updates occur hourly, and fears can escalate at any moment. While this can be challenging for any adult, it can also leave you, as a parent, unsure of how to establish structure for your child

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How can I help my anxious child?

How can I help my anxious child?

According to the CDC, approximately 4.4 million children between the ages of 3-17 have been diagnosed with anxiety. Anxiety can affect a child mentally, physically, and socially. If you are noticing that your child is starting to become anxious, here are a few strategies that you should

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5 Reasons Why Your Child with ADHD Should Swim This Summer

5 Reasons Why Your Child with ADHD Should Swim This Summer

Summer is in full swing; school is out, the sun is shining, and the days are hot. Now that your kids have plenty of free time, you can add swimming to the top of their to-do lists. Here are 5 reasons why your child with ADHD should

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What Strategies Can I Use to Help My Child with Sensory Processing Disorder?

What Strategies Can I Use to Help My Child with Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a neurological condition in which the brain has difficulty receiving and responding to sensory information appropriately. It specifically interferes with motor and/or behavioral responses. Some individuals with SPD become overwhelmed by certain stimuli, and other individuals can fail to be responsive to

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3 Tips to setting your summer up for success… (Plus a summer schedule to help keep negative behaviors away!)

3 Tips to setting your summer up for success…  (Plus a summer schedule to help keep negative behaviors away!)

It’s almost here… The weather is changing, the days are getting longer, and summer is on the horizon. Although this can be an exciting time, it can also cause a lot of stress for both parents and children. Here are a few tips to starting summer on

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5 Picture Books to Teach Social and Emotional Learning

Social and Emotional learning is the process by which children and adults learn and manage emotions, empathy, and how to foster positive relationships. Authors have written countless books to help readers of all ages to identify and learn from characters while reading. Picture books are a great

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How to Help Your Teenager with ADHD to Develop Independence

Social and academic strains can be a challenge for teenagers with ADHD. Parents play a pivotal role in supporting their teenagers with ADHD to develop their own independence. Support and encouragement from caregivers is instrumental in teaching teenagers to thrive. Here are 5 important tools and strategies

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Sesame Street Resources

Sesame Street has compiled a list of resources to help caregivers of individuals with Autism during Covid-19. The list includes strategies to: Explain the “for now” normal Explain Covid-19 Discuss important questions with children who are verbal Keep a structured routine Embrace the change Promote self care

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Covid-19 resources for individuals with autism and their caregivers

  The coronavirus and the quarantine have had drastic effects upon people with autism and their caregivers. The disruption in routines, in addition to the changes in or cessation of essential therapies, is extremely difficult for individuals with ASD to comprehend. In addition, many caregivers have found

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6 Best Apps For Your Child While Learning at Home

6 Best Apps For Your Child While Learning at Home

Educating your child at home can feel daunting and challenging. Applications can be really helpful for students who need a break from direct teaching. It can also offer you a great break if you are working from home and looking for your child to have some independent

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