The Regulation Rocket

By Simone Ryan – Occupational Therapist – talking about regulation. One of the most common requests I’ve had when working with families and educators of children (with or without a disability or delay) is for assistance with a child’s self regulation. When we think of how important social emotional development is to school success, initiating

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Teaching Students With Visual Impairments

Teaching Students With Visual Impairments

How do you go about teaching students with visual impairments? In your classroom group, there will be a wide range of abilities and needs for individual pupils.  It is important to devise strategies to enable each individual to have the greatest access possible to your daily activities and lessons. The chances are that you will

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10 Things Kids Say That Indicate Your Child Is Anxious (and How To Help Them Manage Their Anxiety)

10 Things Kids Say That Indicate Your Child Is Anxious (and How To Help Them Manage Their Anxiety)

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist Anxiety can show up in a myriad of ways and many children slip under the radar, go untreated, and are often misunderstood by their parents, teachers and peers. Often children’s anxiety symptoms are misunderstood as “behavioural” issues. Being clingy, complaining, vigilant, or reacting or hitting peers on the playground

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