Helping Kids With Anxiety

As adults, we all imagine that kids are carefree and have nothing to worry about.  Helping kids with anxiety is a really important tool to have in your parenting toolbox.  Some kids have a constant level of anxiety and others experience situational anxiety.  Check out this article on anxiety in kids. Sometimes we can have

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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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When Kids Play Too Rough

When Kids Play Too Rough Written by Deb Hopper Published in    Great Health Guide articles available in Audio:   Learning to play and interact with other children or adults is one of the most complex skills that children learn. Play teaches children about developing physical skills and co-ordination, developing cognitive and thinking conception, solving

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What To Do When Kids Don’t Listen

What To Do When Kids Dont Listen

When Kids Dont Listen Written by Deb Hopper Published in Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: How many parents complain that their kids don’t listen to what they are saying? Kids not listening can be very frustrating for parents from day to day. There are many reasons why kids struggle to listen or pretend

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Help #1 Child When #2 Arrives

Help # 1 Child When #2 Arrives Written by Deb Hopper Published in  Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: Printable PDF Available Below. Having a new baby arriving is a time of anticipation and expectation, but for older siblings, it can be a time of being unsettled. This can be seen in the older

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