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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Reducing Back To School Anxiety

Reducing Back To School Anxiety

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist How To Reduce School Anxiety in Children When Transitioning Back To School The summer holidays can be a carefree, fun-packed time of adventure and shared experiences which neither kids nor parents want to end.  It can be very tempting (and rightly so!) to make the most of every day

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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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Helping Kids with Homework (Part 1)

Helping Kids with Homework (Part 1)

Helping Kids with Homework (Part 1) Written by Deb Hopper Published in Printable PDF Available Below Helping children of all ages settle down and focus on homework after school or on weekends can seem like an impossible task. On week days, children have been concentrating, taking in information for most of the school day and settling

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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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