12 Gift Ideas for Children to Build Language and Listening Skills

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Does your child or a child you love struggle with language or auditory processing skills? Our language skills are important to express what we feel, what we would like to happen, and to describe situations.  They involve understanding the meaning of words, how they are associated with each other and how to put them together … Continue reading 12 Gift Ideas for Children to Build Language and Listening Skills

Mystery Words: A Simple, But Powerful Following Direction Exercise

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Do you have children (or work with children) who need to work on following directions?  This is a critical skill to functioning in a classroom and in every day life, yet, it can be challenging for many children. Some children just need to work on focusing on what is being said and processing longer directions. … Continue reading Mystery Words: A Simple, But Powerful Following Direction Exercise

Getting Your Children’s Brains Ready to Learn

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Children (and adults!) need to have good attention, memory, processing, and comprehension skills to fully learn information.  Unfortunately, many children have weaknesses in these areas or come to a learning situation not quite ready to use these skills.  Does that describe your child?  It describes mine!  There are a variety of activities we can do … Continue reading Getting Your Children’s Brains Ready to Learn