Visual tracking tools for children

Visual tracking tools for children

What is Visual tracking? Visual tracking is the ability to follow moving objects with the eyes without moving the head. It requires several skills in order to efficiently perform fine motor skill that includes eye movement from side to side, up & down, diagonal & circular movement. Several skills include oculomotor control abilities, visual fixation, …

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AAC for Adults with Communication Difficulties

AAC for Adults with Communication Difficulties

Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Adults Communication is what binds us in every sphere of our lives. The use of language and technology distinguishes human beings from animals. However,  there are adverse events that steal our ability to express feelings and desires. By the same token, the need for technology, be it low tech or …

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Hand Strengthening Activities for Writing

Hand Strengthening Activities for Writing

Hand Strengthening Activities for Writing Writing is a task that demonstrates fine motor skills maturity. Do note, that this requires appropriate grasp, stability of wrist, and lateral movements that are helped from wrist, elbow, and shoulder too. Occupational Therapists help with hand strengthening activities, and activities to improve dexterity skills. At the start: Analysis of …

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Mindfulness for adults

Mindfulness for adults

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness means being aware and being present in the present moment.  It is a quality we naturally possess but thanks to our hectic schedules and lifestyle, we have forgotten to be aware. Therefore, one needs to practice mindfulness in order to truly appreciate every moment using your senses. The ultimate goal of …

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Social Thinking Methodology

Social Thinking Methodology

Social Thinking Methodology Social Thinking methodology is a program for everyone. It is ideal for kids from ages 4 to adults. We are talking about Social Thinking methodology in this blog. Michelle Garcia Winner, a speech-language pathologist created the concept of Social Thinking. In the ’90s. Further, she devised this methodology. As she was working …

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Children With Special Needs

10 Ways to Support Children With Special Needs

10 Ways to Support Children With Special Needs The first step is to pat yourself on the back. You are doing so well. Remember that’s this new for everyone, and we are all in the together. Living with children with disabilities is a challenge. It can get highly overwhelming to parents who continuously think about …

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Tips to support my dyslexic child

Tips to support my dyslexic child

Dyslexia is a neurological condition. Dyslexic child faces difficulty in academics. This blog talks about tips to support my dyslexic child. What is dyslexia? Dyslexia is a neurological condition. The word dys refers to difficulty and lexia refers to language. This means difficulty in processing a language. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability. It is …

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