How to Teach Young Children to Keep Their Hands to Themselves How to Teach Young Children, “Keep your hands to yourself.” “Keep your hands feet and other objects to yourself.” Once upon a time when I was in 4th grade, we had classroom rules on the wall to set expectations for our behavior. If we […]Read More How to Teach Young Children “Keep your hands to yourself”
Living with a child that is a sensory seeker is a non-stop thrill ride. What is a sensory seeker? Understood.org offers an explanation. “There are two ways kids with sensory processing issues respond to sensory input. When kids underreact to sensory input, they may seek out more input.. When kids overreact, they become overwhelmed […]Read More 10 Bath time Activities for a Sensory Seeker
Natural Environment: Where Does Special Instruction Take Place? Where do you work? Where do you do your Special Instruction? I get asked that quite often. We know the law says that the natural environment is where services are required to take place. But what is natural environment? Federal Regulations of IDEA say: “Early intervention services […]Read More Where Does Special Instruction Take Place?
A Brown Noise Sleep Solution What the heck is brown noise and how is it a sleep solution? Well, it is white noise but better and just me. It’s heavenly. Playing brown noise in a CD player makes a good low cost background noise for bedtime. What is Brown Noise? Here is a good explanation […]Read More A Brown Noise Sleep Solution
Food stays at the Table: how to increase compliance with that rule. I feel like a broken record. “Food stays at the table.” All day long. I finally found a solution that made us all happy. Sort of. Our Little Nugget had a hard time keeping her food at the table. She really liked watching […]Read More How to increase compliance with the “Food Stays at the Table” rule