Who says playing can’t be educational? Grab your cars and let’s play! Busy parents and speech-language pathologists can utilize a single toy for multiple functions and skills during the day! Sometimes a great, easy way to help your child develop language is to find a toy or book and use it regularly. Today’s topic is cars! I bet everyone has several of them somewhere in your office or at home! (more…)
As we continue to look at ways to develop and support positive interactions with children, we need to fist consider what things our kids need. Naturally, we have talked about some things they don’t need, like lectures, negative feedback and inconsistencies. So, what are ways we can encourage positive behavioral responses?
We’re in the thick of it, it’s the holiday season! From Halloween until about Valentine’s Day, we’ll be in a revolving door of autumn and winter holidays, and you know what that means—your favorite candies and desserts!
I know what you’re thinking, so what’s the activity and what does candy have to do with it?
Well you’re in luck, it’s not just one activity it’s three that you can rotate and play throughout these colder months that will undoubtedly have an amazing impact on your child’s progress as you play together. (more…)
How do your children spend their downtime? Well-chosen activities can do more than entertain
your kids. Hobbies can provide fun for your youngsters while also helping them to learn and
grow. Here are some great options to consider that won’t break the bank. (more…)
Contributed by Jenny Wise
As a parent, keeping your kids safe is your top priority, especially in your own yard. If you’re a
parent of a child on the autism spectrum, you have some extra concerns to think about. Luckily,
there are some simple ways to keep your backyard safe, fun, and accessible for children on the
spectrum. Follow these steps to keep your whole family safe.
Whether school is in session or you’re prepping in the summer festivities, making lunches for your child to take to school, summer camp or any of their daily programs will always be that after-dinner activity that nags at you. After a long day, it’s easy for making lunch to slip your mind and become a de facto part of your morning routine.
Learning can be fun and easy. There are always new, fun and interesting activities to incorporate into your daily activities.
At Greater Learning, we believe that the work we do can always be complemented by the work parents do at home. That’s why we’ve dedicated ourselves to creating resources that are sure to help your young one advance quickly.
Everyday things can be made into a game, like the sign game! We’ve all played it at one point or another as children or on a long road trip, but did you know that it can actually further your child’s progress? (more…)
From infants and toddlers to 7-year-olds and adolescents, there’s no age limit to experiencing language delays and difficulties speech. Children can experience difficulties forming words, developing new words, using functional words—like was, is, or am, among others—and creating complex, multi-word sentences, or even worse, they can face difficulties in numerous areas at the same time. (more…)