Kids love music. Adults love music. We all do. It’s soothing and therapeutic.
If that’s the case, why isn’t it being more widely used to help neurodiverse kids achieve developmental milestones? That answer is, of course, long and drawn out and not the purpose of this article.
No one likes homework. After a long day of school, it is the last thing a child wants to do when they get home.
It’s a hard truth. But, understandable.
Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be a struggle. There are ways to make it easier and maybe even fun!
So when you have a wiggly, giggly child who has a hard time sitting still and completing their assignments, here are 9 things you can do to help.
What is autism?
Autism Speaks sums it up so succinctly.
“Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.”
Read more of their explanation here at this link.
Ahh the great outdoors.
Sunshine. Fresh air. What more could a person want?
Nowadays though, you are more likely to find children staring at the TV than playing outside. Why is that?
The answer is not simple. It can be attributed to many things.
If you have a child with ADHD, you may have resigned yourself to believing you can’t have peaceful mornings. Getting out the door on time is hard, even for a child who doesn’t have trouble with executive function.
As a parent, the last thing you want is to see your child struggle. When something doesn’t come easy, it can be a natural inclination to rush in and fix the problem. What if you can’t quite pinpoint what the problem is though? How do you help them then?