Tag Archives: confidence

HELP! School is Out! What now?!

School is out! By now you’ve heard that both public and private school will be closed following March Break for at least two weeks. Schools may, or may not, be providing instructional materials and/or online academic support. But amid the confusion and uncertainty, there is a silver lining. Not only does this three week “staycation” […]

How a Conference Can Inspire Your Curiosity

Have you ever come home from a conference and been so inspired you can’t wait to get back into the classroom, your special education room, or your therapy station? A Professional Conference is great for stimulating your thinking, inspiring your curiosity, and creating dialogue with other educators and therapists. Recently I attended the National Institute […]

Celebrate the Simple Things

Do you celebrate the simple things with your children? A mother’s heart is a tender thing.  It is difficult to watch our children struggle or face challenges with learning or with their behaviour.  We may see their frustration as they try to complete homework, or make friends, or even just be happy. It can be […]

Students Experience Success with NILD Educational Therapy

*This is PART 2 of a 4-part series “HELP AND HOPE for Struggling Students” The first few days of school are over. Routines have begun to take shape. Is your child ready to tackle this new school year? OR is he already feeling overwhelmed or discouraged? How does a student with sensory processing struggles manage […]

Increasing Competence and Confidence in Writing

Writing is one of the most challenging aspects of school for many children, even those who have no difficulty with learning.  So you can imagine the challenge for our students, who often struggle with reading and math, and especially writing! I would like to share the story of James. James is an exceptional reader, but […]