Using fidgets and fidgeting can help you focus. But what does fidgeting mean and which fidgets work? There is a lot you can do to help stay focused while trying to work before, during, and to help get back on track in a non-disruptive way.
A calm down corner or a sensory space is great for all of us but they are especially useful for kids. And even more helpful for kids with sensory difficulties. Making a calming space in your house sound relatively simple but there are a few things to consider when setting one up for your kiddo. Or even yourself!
According to the CDC, 1 in 54 children in the US is diagnosed with autism yearly. Though autism can cause some developmental disabilities, the early intervention led by community awareness can still lead to a high-functioning life.
Not many people think of these together, but the wrist, elbow, and shoulder are important to provide the support for the hands to develop good fine motor skills. So how do we get good, solid, and stable limbs? I’m glad you asked.
I think of our body as a tree. And our hands are the tiny branches at the end with our fingers being the leaves. There are so many ways to do this, these are just some ideas to help spark your imagination and to give you the fundamentals in which to build off.
Children need the same sensory breaks, but how are we supposed to encourage them to take them if they won’t hear our voices or let us guide them to what they need? Instead of talking to them, show them!
Have you dreamed of a way to help your classroom or your child's classroom? Well, this is why LakiKid partners with the nationwide AdoptAClassroom.org on the Inclusive Classroom Fund. The program helps both special education teachers and regular education teachers get items they need for their classrooms...