Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing. In our article, we’ll dive into the specific skills required for handwriting, spelling, and creative writing. We’ll also talk about strategies that can help if your child struggles with or is showing signs of dysgraphia.
You’ve likely heard of dyslexia before. Most people associate dyslexia with reading and writing challenges, specifically letter reversals. While that can be associated with dyslexia, that’s not all it is. Read our article to learn all about dyslexia, including signs that can be present in children and what you can do to help your child if you suspect they may have dyslexia.
What is motor planning and praxis? Well from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed, you are constantly motor planning your movements. Read our article to learn more about motor planning and praxis, challenges with praxis and ways to help support a child who has challenges with praxis and motor planning skills. Read More
Multi-sensory processing is when more than one sense takes in information at the same time. Check out this article to learn all about multisensory processing, challenges that can occur, and ways to help! Read More
Recently the CDC Developmental Milestone checklist was updated to remove crawling as a necessary milestone. We think crawling is an important milestone your baby should meet! Read our article to learn why crawling is the foundation for higher level skill development and learn ways you can help your baby master crawling. Read More
Fine motor describes the activities and skills that involve the hands and fingers, wrists and forearms. Read our article to get a detailed overview of fine motor skills development, delays in fine motor skills, and the best activities to promote fine motor development! Read More
Gross motor describes the activities and skills that involve large groups of muscles - the arms, legs, and trunk. Read our article to get a detailed overview of gross motor skills development, delays in gross motor skills, and the best activities to promote gross motor development! Read More
Taste and Smell, also called the gustatory and olfactory systems, respectively, are two senses that work together to help us experience and learn about our environment! Learn all about these two sensory systems, how being over or under-responsive can impact daily life, and how a sensory diet can help! Read More
Our visual system allows us to not only see what is in our environment but also allows us to process, interpret, and understand what it all means. It’s not just about how clearly we can see but also about how our brain understands what we see, as well as our ability to formulate a response to what we see. Read our article to learn all about it. Read More
The auditory system is how we hear and process sounds within our environment. Sometimes, the way our brain processes these sounds, typically speech, can cause challenges in daily life. Read this blog to learn about how we hear and process information, the challenges that can arise from an auditory processing dysfunction, and how to help your child! Read More
We all know about The Tactile System- also known as the sense of touch. But do you know that some people struggle with tactile processing? Learn about all the tactile system and challenges that can exist. We have the tips and tricks for helping your tactile sensitive child! Read More
We all know about the five main senses: sight, smell, taste, sound, and touch. Many people also know about two other very important hidden senses: proprioception and vestibular. Did you know there’s a third hidden sense- interoception? Learn all about it on our latest blog post!