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Handwriting and Autism

Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders published research on handwriting and autism.  The researchers investigated whether handwriting skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are related to visual perception, motor coordination, visual-motor integration, and executive functions.

Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders published research on handwriting and autism.  The researchers investigated whether handwriting skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are related to visual perception, motor coordination, visual-motor integration, and executive functions. Previous Research on Handwriting and Autism Previous research provides additional information on handwriting skills: in children with autism perceptual […]

Autism and Exercise

Perceptual and Motor Skills recently published research on autism and exercise.  The researchers examined the effects of an exercise-based intervention.

Perceptual and Motor Skills recently published research on autism and exercise.  The researchers examined the effects of a 48-week exercise-based intervention for 64 children (ages 6-12) with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Previous research indicates that children with autism may have limited levels of physical activity and delayed motor skills and physical fitness, leading to a […]

Kids Exercise List for the Classroom or Home

If you are looking for physical activity ideas for children at school or at home, then this kids exercise list for the classroom or home should come in handy. Of course, we can't list every single exercise but these ideas will give you a good starting point.

We all know how important exercise is for children! Research tells us that daily physical exercises can help children develop healthy bodies and minds. It can be hard to pick the best exercises for kids and you should always consult with a physician or Physical Therapist before starting any new exercise routine. If you are […]

October 2019 Your Therapy Source Digital Magazine

The October 2019 Your Therapy Source Digital Magazine has been posted.  The magazine includes the following articles: MULTISENSORY FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES CALM DOWN CORNER IDEAS – FREE PRINTABLES EVIDENCE-BASED BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONS TO HELP STUDENTS SUCCEED EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN CHILDREN – DEFICITS AND ACADEMIC DIFFICULTIES SELF-REGULATION FOR PRESCHOOLERS – USING RHYTHM AND MOVEMENT ANIMAL […]

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Self-Regulation in Preschoolers: Tips, Activities and More!

Active play, sensory exploration, and self-care exercises are whole child activities that develop self-regulation in preschoolers and support all other learning.

Active play, sensory exploration, and self-care exercises are whole child activities that develop self-regulation in preschoolers and support all other learning.  The more movement and mindfulness are integrated into early childhood education, the greater the development of focus and executive function!   In the face of the compartmentalization of learning with domains and standards needing to […]