Understanding emotions in one’s self and in others is one of the hallmark difficulties of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). New research has found a potential way to unlock these challenges for those with ASD. Read More
. Disciplining a child with ADHD can be challenging and results take time, but don’t give up. A parent group or a behavior support specialist such as a psychologist can help provide support and will give you new ideas for parenting and will remind you that you are not alone. Read More
Take advantage of open houses, conferences, and back to school night. Your child will have the chance to meet teachers, staff and other students.
If you have questions or concerns about your child’s school program we can help! Call us at 651-636-4155. Read More
Healthy school environments should support children’s physical, mental, social, and behavioral development. Studies have shown that teens experiencing shame (such as being sent away without lunch) may show an increase in aggressive behavior. Read More
Some children will need more help than others. At times it is harder to have the kids do the job and you’ll want to just do it yourself, but learning takes time! Be patient and give your kids the chance to learn these jobs and feel the pride of accomplishment. Read More
Children with limited diets, those who take some medications and sometimes just because can have constipation on occasion or quite frequently. When sensory issues, developmental delays and issues with attention are added to this mix constipation and something called “encopresis” can be a long term struggle. Encopresis, or fecal incontinence, occurs when soiling or passing of stool (usually involuntarily) happens. Read More
Local support groups and national organizations for children with Down Syndrome and their families, such as the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota, can provide excellent resources to broach the issue of sexuality. Read More