Learning to Thrive by Overcoming Adversity is Resiliency! by Michael Ballard Resiliency is our ability to bounce back even in adversity. It is a set of key resources that help us have more successful experiences and outcomes even when life is hard and feels unfair. The good news is that researchers are proving that it […]

A Parent’s Guide for Children With Special Needs in the Dental Office Having a child with special needs can be challenging, but doctors and dental appointments are still necessary, like all other children. They still need their mental, oral and physical health taken care of, even if it comes with a few roadblocks. However, a […]

Creating Art has many therapeutic benefits. by Katlyn Eriksen Creating art has many therapeutic benefits. Art therapy is being used more and more across healthcare to help ease the burden and improve outcomes for people with a range of different health conditions or learning disabilities such as autism. For people with autism, creating art has many benefits, […]

Easy Life Skill Comparing Prices Training Life skills comparing prices can help math become real. What is better eating out or making dinner at home? Home much money can you save? Can you find the recipes to make the same or similar food? Math can be a little drab when it’s problems on a worksheet. […]

Math Skills Game Don’t Get Mad, Get Even Help your child build math confidence as you bolster his ability to differentiate between even and odd numbers. Math skills for children does not have to come with frustration and tears. Want a little extra math practice without the drudgery? Try this fun card game that teaches kids the different […]

Sleep strategies toolbox Do you have energizer bunnies in the middle of the night? Sleep strategies became one of our creative survival skills as we reared children with neurodiversity (ADHD, FASD and incredible sensory issues).  As a baby, our daughter slept fretfully. As a toddler she once fell and we took her to ER, the […]