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
Where Does Special Instruction Take Place? Where does Special Instruction take place? I get asked that quite often. Federal Regulations of IDEA say: “Early intervention services must be provided in natural environments, including the home and community settings in which children without disabilities participate, to the maximum extent that is appropriate.” (Sec. 303.12) “[Natural environments […]Read More Where Does Special Instruction Take Place?
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The Rules of Home Visiting Explained Special Instruction home visiting brings with it certain realities and adventures, both positive and negative. Along the way, I have learned and relearned lessons. To try to protect myself and others (including you, dear reader) I have developed “rules for home visiting.” Kinda like Gibbs’ rules from NCIS. Maybe […]Read More The “Rules” of Home Visiting
Your Home Visit: What’s the Point? I have mentioned before, and I will mention it again; this foster (Read about it here.)care experience has changed the way I work with families in several ways. The most obvious one that comes to mind today is… I get to the point. Me as a Parent Me as a parent: […]Read More What’s the Point?