IEP Season

IEP Season

When parents of different needs children hear the famous initials IEP it can create all types of emotions. Unfortunately, most of those emotions are not good ones. The annual IEP meeting is one most parents do not look forward to having. I wanted to take some time...

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Top Questions & Concerns Asked About ABA

Top Questions & Concerns Asked About ABA

This month’s blog comes to you from ABA expert, Amber Nelms, owner of Triangle ABA in Raleigh. What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? How do I know if my child needs it or will benefit from it? Will the treatment prohibit my child from stimming? Find the answers to these questions and more!

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Managing Expectations through the Holidays

Managing Expectations through the Holidays

When we get too focused on how things “should” be, we are likely to be more disappointed. Be flexible, and remember, there is a lot of good to be had this year, even if it isn’t what we’re used to.

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Grace & Grit

Grace & Grit

How do you handle juggling virtual schooling and your own job? With a lot of grace and grit.

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Helping Your Child Deal with Changes

Helping Your Child Deal with Changes

When your child is resistant to change it can affect the whole family. You may be rearranging your schedule for them or avoiding things that might typically be good for you, but a problem for them (like vacations). How do you help your child deal with change and what should you do if there is a meltdown?

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Finding the Right Social Skills Group

Finding the Right Social Skills Group

Many times, children who need social skills support also need support for self-regulation. In fact, until they can regulate their energy level and increase their self-awareness, instruction in social skills may be less effective.

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Exercise and ADHD

Exercise and ADHD

Did you know that 10-20 minutes of cardiovascular exercise helps children with ADHD focus? It does!

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