Start your day with something that focuses your energy on you, and not on the things that have to get done. Whether you do a few easy exercises to wake up or jump right into a tough workout is up to you. The important thing is to give yourself something to focus on and something you can control and look forward to.
During my sessions with some of the clients this week, we played virtual scavenger hunt. It gave the children the opportunity to use language to describe the items by functions or by attributes.
This is a fun and a simple way to build language and also entertain active energetic toddlers and preschoolers
This week we will work on setting realistic goals and expectations for your child’s learning and daily needs during this lock down. The first step is to create a realistic Weekly Event Calendar for your child. The calendar will now become your child’s daily routine. Below you will see a replica calendar that was created for a client.
In our Lions group we have been teaching the kids how to engage in dramatic play (pretend play) related to meal planning. We began our group using unstructured dramatic play themes and quickly realized that our clients needed more of a systematic frame work. We moved from unstructured dramatic play to a more structured dramaticContinue reading “A Successful Play Date for A Child with Social Challenges”
Adam is a gentle 14 year old boy that I have known since the age of 3, right around the time he was diagnosed as having High Functioning Autism (HFA). Academically, Adam is excelling with some support from his school, his tutors, a private counselor, an OT and speech therapy in the form of socialContinue reading “Building a Successful Inclusion Team for Teens with High Functioning Autism”
I am not sure what lessons awaits me in 2020, but I am taking the lesson of vulnerability, compassion, and human kindness into 2020. Happy New Year and Wishing you the Best in 2020!!