After-School Meltdowns: Ideas that Calm Kids and Help Them Talk
Parents wonder what to do after school with the kids. Planning small and relaxed activities to do at home in the afternoon can help keep children focused.
Navigating the After-School Meltdown: How to Help Your Child
Does your child meltdown after school, maybe crying, acting defiant, shutting down or talking back? Sounds like the after school restraint collapse, aka the after school meltdown. What kids need from their parents at home and how parents can help their kids overcome the after school meltdown. #afterschoolmeltdown #afterschoolrestraintcollapse #afterschoolcollapse #tantrums #positiveparenting #gentleparenting #howtohelpkidsafterschool
4 gifts that teachers ACTUALLY want (told by teachers!) - A girl and a glue gun
I asked all the teachers I know (and some I didn't know...thanks facebook!) and I've got the top teacher appreciation gifts that teachers LOVE to get!
Having a Play Date Social Story
Looking for social stories for kids? This playdate social story for kids is all about having a friend over for a play date #socialstories #socialskills #socialstory #playdate #playdates
How to create a peer support program - Four Plus an Angel by Jessica Watson
We are almost finished with high school and the one thing I can say that has been our constant life-saver is the peer support system we began when she was in fourth grade. Those students have seen her through the good and the bad all of her years of school and will be the loudest […]
The Typical IEP Meeting Agenda | Special Mom Advocate
I know how overwhelming and IEP meeting can be, and it is very difficult to know if they are covering everything they are suppose to. This is especially true if you do not have a special education advocate to help ensure everything is done properly. Not all IEP meetings are the same, but usually they …
IEP Meeting Agenda and Checklist
Use this editable agenda and checklist to keep track of your IEP meetings. It includes a list of IEP meeting steps with a short description, as well as a simplified checklist with a spot for you to add your own notes. This is an essential too for special educators who want to be organized and prepar...
Navigating the Section 504 Plan - Children with Learning Disabilities
For parents: what is a 504 plan, section 504 plan, americans with disabilities act, children with disabilities, learning disabilities, dyslexia, etc.
Download: IEP or 504 Plan Snapshot for Your Child
You may be familiar with your child’s IEP or 504 plan, but is your child? This printable one-page snapshot download can help kids better understand their accommodations, services, strengths and goals.
Non-Distracting Fidget Tools for ADHD Perfect for Girls
Kids with ADHD NEED to move. Use these classroom-friendly fidget toys for ADHD to help them concentrate and focus in the classroom and at home.
Sensory Light Box - The OT Toolbox
Light Tunnel I made this light tunnel for Baby Girl’s Twinkle Twinkle Little Star 1st Birthday party. Babies love crawling through tunnels, playing in boxes. When I saw this, I knew my kids would love it in so many ways. We used this light tunnel for the party, but have had it in our living ... Read more