8 Steps to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker

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So many people ask questions about how to manage IEP meetings in the United States. Here are some tips from a leader in the industry. Also, be sure to check out his books (links to follow).   8 Steps to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker For further reading, consider the following affiliate links: Photo…

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Sensory Gardening for Children

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“For today’s sensory kids, gardening can be a source of numerous sensory stimuli, benefitting both sensory-seekers and sensory-avoiders. The plethora of plant varieties allows for every child to create an oasis that suits even the most peculiar sensory needs. Digging and shoveling though dirt, watering, pruning, fertilizing, bending and squatting, pushing and pulling. What a…

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Why Sensory Play is Important for Preschoolers

Why Sensory Play is Important for Preschoolers

Sensory play is an integral part of being a toddler. But it’s also an integral part of being a sensory kid. While many people look at toddler play as just playing, we in the sensory community understand it’s an important way for our kids to learn how to approach and manage the world around them…

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8 Sensory-Motor Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

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“Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of all the therapeutic benefits of swimming and playing in the pool. Many children who have difficulty controlling their bodies for sports and gross motor activities will have success moving in the water. It’s also such a calming and organizing sensory environment that it can provide a…

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