Thursday, October 20, 2016

Ηow to Get Your Kids to Listen without Yelling

Whether you’re a new parent or a veteran one, you know that yelling usually makes a situation worse – not better – yet somehow it still happens. Sometimes it happens a lot.
When it comes to getting children to listen, it’s mostly how you say things rather than what you’re actually saying. However, using positive words instead of negative ones will yield the best results. For example, instead of saying “no running”, say “walk, please”. Or, you can say “walking feet only, please”.

Friday, September 30, 2016

10 Things Teachers Can Do For Students with Tourette Syndrome

It may surprise you to learn that you probably have taught a student with Tourette Syndrome (TS), and will likely again. Often teachers and school personnel, as well as physicians and families, miss the symptoms that are associated with TS. Studies estimate that 1 in 160 (0.6%) school-aged children in the United States have TS.

Friday, August 26, 2016

What is it like to have dyspraxia?

  What is dyspraxia? In this article, we are not just going to describe dyspraxia to you but also try to get you to imagine what it is like to be dyspraxic. We would just like to point out that everyone with dyspraxia is, of course, unique so please don’t assume that every single person will experience every single difficulty!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

To Baby Talk or Not?

The term “Baby Talk” first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1836, so it has been around for a long time.  It is probably something your parent’s did with you and their parent’s did with them; thus, making it hard to stop the pattern.  Plus, it is also common to see parents and caregivers talking to their little ones in this way on TV shows and movies.