5 Fun Hands- On Learning Games for Toddlers

June 5, 2012

Looking for some simple yet fun ideas to keep your toddler or older baby busy? This video has several great hands on learning games that will make both you and your toddler happy.

Teach Your Child How to Tell Time

June 3, 2012
It’s almost that time again – the end of the school year is almost upon us. If you’re like the rest of us, you probably made a bunch of promises about what you’d teach your child this year. And like a lot of people, you might not have done everything you wanted to do. Here’s one thing that will make you feel better about that: It’s my new e-book on How to Teach Kids How to Tell Time. It’s a steal at only $4.99 – it’s got everything you need to teach your child: fun, hands on learning games, clear instructions, an extensive list of online resources, plus a bonus section. Check it out, and tell me what you think – love to hear from you.


May 17, 2012

Looking for great hands on learning games to improve your child’s memory? Here’s one that uses the Wheels on the Bus:


1) Listen to the song once with your child, doing the motions together. 2) Make pictures of each part: people on the bus going up and down, babies on the bus crying, etc. You can search Google for images easily and quickly, copy, and paste. 3) Have your child listen to the song and point to the pictures as the words are sung. 4) Have your child put the pictures in the order they are sung in the song. Good luck!


May 14, 2012

Parenting children easn’t easy at all..

But what if your child was one with a rare genetic condition – 1 of only 3 other people in the world – who couldn’t gain weight?

Watch how one woman learned to overcome her disability, becoming a motivational speaker and an inspiration to others.


How Service Dogs Can Help Your Autistic Child

November 22, 2011

Often children with autism have great difficulty managing their feelings.Helping your child learn about your feelings isn’t easy- but watch this video to find out how one service dog changed a 7 year old boy’s life for the better.  http://witi.vid.trb.com/player/PaperVideoTest.swf

Mentoring Kids WIth LD

October 7, 2011
If your child has expressive language delays or other learning disabilities, you know how alone they sometimes feel.

In response to that, Wesleyan University has stepped in with a unique mentoring program called Eye to Eye:
“Project Eye-To-Eye’s program model is designed to build life skills for independence and improve self-esteem through the power of role modeling.”

Take a look at the video for more details, and tell me what you think: would you consider placing your child?


What High Schools For Teens with LD Should Look Like

October 4, 2011
There’s a new kind of school in town, and it seems to be a great choice for teens struggling with LD, especially expressive language weaknesses.

Instead of sitting on your rump all day, teens get to actually stand up and DO something that looks like real life.

Watch this video, and tell me below in the comments what you think: would you have wanted a school like this as a teen?

You’re Perfect Just the Way You Are

September 22, 2011
Are you struggling with a child who has expressive language weaknesses? 

Sometimes it can feel like you’re going uphill. But in reality, as long as you
keep in mind that you want your child to be the best THEY can be, then you’re on the right 

Watch this video to see a true story of a dog who found his calling:

Using Floor Time to Improve Your Child’s Expressive Language (Dr. Stanley Greenspan)

September 14, 2011
Floor time is an excellent way to improve your child’s expressive language. Watch this informative video for more information. 

A great example of using floor time to build intimacy with your child

September 14, 2011

Floor time is a great choice in order to help you improve toddler language development. Watch this video for a great example of using floor time to engage and build intimacy with your child.