Speech and Oral Motor Therapy for Children with Downs Syndrome

Speech and Oral Motor Therapy for Children with Downs Syndrome   Speech and Oral-Motor/Feeding Therapy aim at improving communication skills in the areas of sound and speech production, respiration and proper breath control for a variety of sounds, understanding and using a variety of language concepts, skills for social interaction, management and control of food … [Read more…]

Sensory Sensitive Halloween Strategies for Children

  Sensory Sensitive Halloween Tips for Children For a child with sensory processing challenges, Halloween can be a difficult time.  From wearing a costume that may feel itchy or scratchy, to the scary sights and sounds, to the crowds they may be around over Halloween.  Below are some tips to help make Halloween more enjoyable … [Read more…]

10 tips for parents with defiant children

10 TIPS FOR PARENTS WITH DEFIANT CHILDREN All of the following tips are based on this simple principle: Attention to bad behavior increases bad behavior (yelling, lecturing, scolding, spanking and punishing are all forms of negative attention), while attention to good behavior increases good behavior. 1) Notice good behavior and give attention to it. Anything … [Read more…]