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Summer Developmental Activities For Kids

SUMMER is officially here! Some families are busy planning for vacation trips, outdoor entertainment, and other exciting adventures. While most people would like to travel and enjoy summer heat, there are several fun indoor or home ideas forĀ children and parents to do together. As a matter of fact, it is a good opportunity for children to exercise those large and …

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Help Your Child Sit Still at School

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Previously, we featured an article about common reasons why some children cannot seem to sit still in class. Today, we will share some tips to address this issue. Getting a student’s attention, engaging them in daily lessons, and making them receptive to learning could be very frustrating for teachers at times. Having students who seem restless, fidgety, moves constantly, and …

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Why Johnny Can’t Name His Colors

Have you ever wondered why some children seem to have difficulty naming colors? Do they understand the colors accurately? Some people might ask, “Are they colorblind?”, “Is it a vision problem?”, “Is it associated with learning?”, “Is color blindness hereditary?”. Well, a child’s ability to recognize different colors begins to develop typically around three years of age, and develop fully …

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Sensory Integration: A way to support individuals with anxiety

Anxiety is a state of emotion that affects many people and impacts one’s performance and functioning significantly. Some life situations create a feeling of worry, nervousness, or apprehension about the future. Stress, tension, agitation, and lack of peace of mind are frequent signs of anxiety. Several disorders could stem from excessive anxiety but it could also occur for unknown reasons. …

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Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today

According to CDC (2017), ADHD is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder of childhood typically characterized by inattention, impulsiveness, or hyperactivity. One of the most noticeable trait of this condition is the child’s overly need for constant motion. For instance, a child with ADHD usually has trouble focusing. Sitting for a long period of time causes restlessness, thus he or she …

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What is Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT)?

Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (aka SIPT) is a standardized assessment tool composed of 17 subtests used in assessing sensory integration deficits and sensory processing or perception associated with a particular function. SIPT is designed to determine and understand the relationship between a child’s behavior and learning ability. SIPT covers four major areas such as motor-free visual perception (ability to …

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Crawling, Sensory Integration, and Child Development

Most parents are thrilled whenever a child walks in advance and skips the crawling period. Some people perceives early walking as a “breakthrough”, a good measure of independence and / or speed. Although walking is a key stage in child development, encouraging an infant to crawl is very ideal. When an infant begins to move forward using both hands and …

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Is it Behavior or Sensory Processing?

Some people are often confused about their child’s action and behavior. For instance, they could throw a fit for no reason. There may be times when kids exhibit an odd behavior or visible signs of discomfort when they see, hear, smell, feel, or taste something unpleasant. Past experiences could determine potential thoughts and actions as well. Though it is greatly …

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Sesame Place: First Certified Autism Center Theme Park in the World

In our previous blog, we featured the newest Sesame Street character named Julia, a muppet with Autism. Indeed, the general audience certainly welcomed “Julia” with much love, warmth, and support. Recently, Sesame Street has added to their list of accomplishments the title – “First amusement park in the world designated as Certified Autism Center”. Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pennsylvania was …

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“Pencil Grasp”

How a child holds and uses a pencil is one of the fine motor skills that follows a developmental sequence. Bone structures and muscles of the shoulders, arms, and hands contribute significantly to an efficient pencil grasp. Multiple resources, strategic tools, writing preparatory materials, and technology are made available to parents and educators to help build this essential skill. Although …

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