Identifying Sensory Issues that Impact Learning in the Classroom

Identifying Sensory Issues that Impact Learning in the Classroom

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist Sensory issues that impact learning Teaching in classrooms can be challenging, but also can be extremely rewarding. There is such a mix of students these days with learning disabilities, diagnoses including autism, ADHD, other developmental difficulties, kids with trauma and a history of abuse, other behavioural difficulties, as well

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Planning your Classroom Management Strategies for the School Year

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist Classroom management strategies are in class strategies that are developed over time by teacher. Teacher training, mentoring, trial and error and hours clocked in the classroom help teachers to fine tune these strategies as they develop their own personal classroom management strategies “personality”. Classroom management refers to “the wide

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Helping Kids With Homework (Part 2)

Helping Kids With Homework (Part 2)

Helping Kids With Homework (Part 2) Written by Deb Hopper Published in Download your Printable here: Helping kids with homework. Most children bring varying degrees of homework home as early as Kindergarten through to the end of high school. Encouraging and teaching children how to settle and ground themselves after a full day of learning, can

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Overwhelmed: A Child’s Safe Space

Overwhelmed: A Child’s Safe Space Written by Deb Hopper Published in   Navigating through the day as a child can be an exhilarating, yet daunting process. There is the fun and joy of play, friends and family. There is also the challenge of meeting new people, the social challenges of interaction with play, the environmental

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Helping Hyperactive & Busy Kids

Helping Hyperactive and Busy Kids Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: Every child has a different base energy level and this can be impacted from day to day depending on how much sleep they had, what is happening at home or school or if their routine has been

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