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Living in the World of Visual Processing Difficulties

Do you have any idea what your loved ones visually experience every day? Or, would you like for your loved ones to understand what it is like for you to live in the world of visual processing difficulties? If you replied unsure,...

6 Visual-Motor Preschool Activities With a Twist

6 visual-motor preschool activities with a twist provide opportunities for family fun during the holidays and deep belly laughs. What is the twist? The twist is that all 6 action-packed activities encourage the development of eye movement skills in preschoolers,...

How to Observe Visual Development in All Ages

Knowing how to observe visual development in all ages helps you meet emotional needs, understand behaviors, and encourage learning. Have you ever thought about the uniqueness of each person's visual needs? Vision is much more than 20/20 visual acuity. The brain is in...

How Toddler’s Behaviors and Emotions Speak Loudly about Visual Difficulties

Rarely do parents learn how toddlers' emotions and behaviors are affected by visual processing difficulties. Professionals and doctors ask about behaviors associated with delayed visual-motor skills, speech, or even lack of eye contact. However, these areas of...
How to Teach Safe Listening Habits

How to Teach Safe Listening Habits

Spice up summer with fun activities that teach safe listening habits. In a technology-driven society, adults, teens, and children are exposed to sound through devices, headphones, and earbuds more than ever before. While it is convenient to just pop in your earbuds...

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How to Make Color Pattern Play Fun!

How to Make Color Pattern Play Fun!

Teaching color pattern play is simple and fun or complex and challenging. When you teach using a simple color pattern, you introduce math vocabulary and concepts like one-on-one counting, grouping, equal, odd, even, one more, zero, none, and skip counting. Best of...

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Gluten Free Playdoh Recipe & Calming Activities

Gluten Free Playdoh Recipe & Calming Activities

This gluten free playdoh recipe is an adaption of my children's great-grandmother's calming, homemade playdoh recipe. She used something unexpected to calm her children, my grandparents. With a few simple changes, I was able to convert her recipe into a celiac-safe...

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