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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Ways Parents Can Help Kids with Autism Handle the Stressors of Going Back to School.

Simple ways to transition back to school for kids with Autism Written by Deb Hopper Originally published by Autism Parenting Magazine at www.AutismParentingMagazine.com. Fall (September 2017)  Download your FREE PRINTABLE PDF of the magazine article here: Ways parents can help kids with autism handle the stressors of going back to school.   Returning to school

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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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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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Transition from School to Holidays

Transition from School to Holidays – Written by Deb Hopper Published in  Great Health Guide articles available in Audio: CLICK HERE FOR THE AUDIO VERSION The end of the school year brings much excitement for children and families. The anticipation of Christmas, holidays, going away and seeing family and friends can be very exciting. As well

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Kids’ Sleeping Matters

Kids’ Sleeping Matters By Deb Hopper Published in The Great Health Guide Many children struggle in winding down and getting to sleep. They have been learning so much through play or learning at school throughout the day. They have been taking in social cues and learning about friendships and relationships. Some children find it difficult

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