Brain Gem

Brain Gem

Did you know that our ability to move informs our ability to look?  Think of driving on a narrow, curvy road for the first time.  You pay close attention to how your hands move the steering wheel and your feet move over the foot pedals. Once you become used to the...
What is Dysgraphia

What is Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia describes a condition specific to handwriting ability.  It is related to fine motor coordination issues, but is specialized to use of a writing utensil.  In the past we would use the term dysgraphia to describe handwriting disorders following neurologic...
Different Signs Of Classroom Fatigue

Different Signs Of Classroom Fatigue

  In a classroom of students, you may notice different signs of early morning fatigue.  You may notice that students have to be cued and gently reminded to get back on task. Some children have unique demonstrations of fatigue.  Some children may have the obvious...
Does Your Child Have Sleeping Challenges?

Does Your Child Have Sleeping Challenges?

Sometimes children that are both highly intelligent and highly sensitive often have difficulty sleeping off and on in early years as well as in high school and up through college years. We need to teach a child a routine and things to do that are restful even when not...

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