At Greater Learning, we often hear parents tell us that their child is bothered by loud noises. While true, a child’s sensitivity to loud noises can unfortunately cause problems in social settings like school, family gatherings or anywhere in public. Noise sensitivity makes it hard for children to remain seated in noisy restaurants, participate in parties, or truly pay attention to what a
teacher is saying. Some children can be so affected they avoid using restrooms in public due to the noise from flushing or hand dryers. Read More
With busy schedules it becomes more and more difficult to manage our lives, including finding healthy feeding options for our kids to enjoy. Read More
Your brain is better on music. Here are 7 areas that our music based The Listening Program® (TLP) can influence, to help your student succeed at school and in life.
The summer has come to a close and we’re back in the swing of the school year! While it’s sad faces for some and cheers for others, we’ve found a fun, tasty activity to bring the family together while getting back on a schedule for the rest of the of the school year! Read More
With summer at a close and school back in session, it’s the perfect time to establish family educational goals and assorted activities for you and your young one to take on as you continue the academic journey together. Read More
With summer here, children need ways to stay engaged, and parents want to ensure they’re still helping their child progress and develop! That’s why we’ve highlighted five tips to help parents choose toys that will stimulate their children’s imagination and improve their development. Naturally, select toys that do more than one thing! If you’re on a budget for summer trips, search for toys that can be used multiple times in many ways. Read More
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children are getting an average of 7 hours per day of screen time, from television and computers to phones and game consoles. Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recommends avoiding digital media use in children younger than 18 to 24 months?
Nowadays, it’s rare Not to see a person staring at his or her phone while waiting or hanging around for something else to start.
Today, waiting, relaxing, and unwinding equates to watching a phone, a tablet or television. The art of waiting without some form of technology is a thing of the past since we are constantly plugged in and stimulated. Read More
There is no one thing that works for all children, and there is no one quick fix, however, there are many techniques that will help children whether or not they have autism. Here are our top 5 tips parents can use daily that help reduce tantrums, increase understanding, direction following and family happiness! Read More
How does your child/children feel when their sibling gets speech and language therapy and they don’t? Do your other children ever feel left out? Read More
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have trouble accepting an array of tastes, textures and temperatures of foods. As noted in recent studies on the topic, “the estimated prevalence of feeding problems in children with autism has been reported to be as high as 90 percent, with close to 70 percent of children described as selective eaters.” Read More