We know that trying out a new therapy program is a big decision. So, how about a free trial in one of the following areas? Handling transitions, Sleep and bedtime, Stimming, Sensory processing, Speech development, Understanding instructions?
Vacation destinations and community outings can provide opportunities for environmental enrichment for a child, with a host of new scents, sights, and textures.
The sense of smell can be a powerful and natural tool when handling a child’s tantrum and helping them calm down. It can also be an effective anger management tool for all ages.
In addition to the phytonutrients in cherries, they also contain a naturally occurring amount of melatonin. Melatonin is a sleep-regulating hormone that is produced in the brain’s pineal gland.
Here is a useful report on the impact of Sensory Enrichment on children in daycares, conducted in France in the 1990’s and sponsored by Nestlé International. Before Sensory Enrichment was a therapy for neurological disorders it was a method of enriching the environment to help typical children develop a healthy and strong brain. Overview Sensory […]
Your child used to fall asleep at a regular time in the evening and wake up every morning at the same time. Suddenly, this changes abruptly, it becomes difficult to settle him to sleep, and, when he or she is finally asleep, this child seems restless, turns in his or her bed, and wakes up […]
The following check list can help you observe your child and recognize anxiety. If you recognize with certainty at least five of those traits, you need to help your child: