Is change hard for your child? Do they become upset when things within their daily routines change? Or do they begin to question you, “When are we going…..”, “Why are we……”, etc? With summer approaching we wanted to take this opportunity to discuss an amazing transactional support that you may find helpful this summer, Countdown Calendars. Countdown Calendars can help you and your child alleviate some of the stress that you may encounter throughout the year. The idea of a Countdown Calendar is to countdown to an event. This can be an event that your child is excited about, an event that your child is nervous about, an event that you want your child to experience, and more.Read More
We use calendars within the majority of our therapy sessions. When they are little we work on them understanding the days of the week, months of the year, today, tomorrow, yesterday and more. You can find out more on how we teach these to our little ones in an upcoming blog “Teaching Temporal Concepts in a Fun Way” (keep a look at out it will be out soon)!
But for today’s blog we want to focus on how we use calendars for our older kids to focus on past events, theory of mind skills, perspective taking skills, social memory and more. Once again, you can complete this activity at home, in therapy and even at school.Read More