Many times, children are drawn to computers like bees to honey, and why not? It’s fun and visually stimulating, giving them access to their favorite video clips, songs, books, music, games. The computer offers amazing benefits for children and can help build many skills. Depending on what websites your child accesses, he or she can [...]
It is very important to make sure a child can sustain play. When a child plays he or she is building social language, imagination and creativity. Sustained play will teach a child how to focus on one topic at a time and help develop natural conversation skills. More importantly, playing teaches a child new concepts, [...]
If you have a child or student prone to behavior outbursts, you may feel desperate to find ways to stop the behavior or at least reduce the intensity. Here are a few strategies that might work for you in the heat of the moment:
1. Ignore the behavior
Unless your child or student is doing something dangerous [...]
If your child has a language delay or is nonverbal, you are probably looking for ways encourage him or her to talk. You will likely want to start with labels of common objects.
When first teaching labels, the best thing to do is start with actual everyday objects around your home. Things your child encounters on [...]