Educating children with autism can be challenging, but there are many effective teaching strategies that are useful. Select any of the articles below to learn more about strategies for teaching autistic students.
Do you have a child diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Do you teach a student with this diagnosis? Do you want to be sure that this student gets the best education possible? Select one of the articles below to learn more about teaching students with ADHD and ADD.
Does your baby have a flat spot on his or her head? This condition is not all that uncommon and can easily be prevented and treated. Learn more about Flattened Head Syndrome in this article.
Does teaching students with developmental delays have to be all work and no play? Absolutely not! It’s never good to try and force a student to keep his or her nose to the grindstone all day with academic lessons. Here are some great play activities for home and school that are fun and therapeutic!
Teaching students diagnosed with autism can be challenging. Learning toys can be a valuable instructional tool. Read on to learn about a number of educational toys that can be very useful when working with these students.
Traits in children diagnosed with autism can vary, though a common characteristic is the delayed development of fine and gross motor skills. Children with autism often have difficulty with writing, clothing fasteners, and sports activities. Occupational therapy techniques can be helpful.
Cerebral palsy is a condition that can result in various physical challenges. Teachers who have students in their classrooms with CP should read information on this disorder when considering educational accommodations. Read on for information on teaching strategies for students with cerebral palsy.
Exercise balls can be useful for children diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). When seated on exercise balls, children can improve their focus and concentration on school work and homework. Read on for more information on advantages of using exercise balls for seating.
Many special needs children need occupational therapy so that they can improve their fine motor, self-help, and visual perceptual skills. School based occupational therapy is available through the public education system. Learn how special needs students can qualify for school-based OT services.
Asperger’s syndrome is characterized by social awkwardness, repetitive behaviors & clumsiness. Social stories for Asperger’s children are brief descriptions of certain social situations or behaviors that are very beneficial for children with this diagnosis. Read on to learn more about these stories.
Children who are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often experience challenges in forming relationships with peers due to aggressiveness, immaturity, and an inability to stay focused during social activity. Friendships can be formed more easily with help from adults.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is obligated to make provisions for special needs students enrolled in public schools. Some parents prefer to place their children in private schools, but are unclear as to whether special education services are covered under IDEA guidelines.