Doctors, Therapists, And Homeschooling: Who Is The Expert Here?
DIY Therapies | Homeschooling

Doctors, Therapists, And Homeschooling: Who Is The Expert Here?

A few months ago, my son began occupational therapy (again) for difficulties he experiences in writing. We walked into the waiting room and saw a sweet, but very loud toddler awaiting her appointment. There were actual colorful clowns painted on the walls. All of the chairs in the room came up to my son’s knees….

Why Art Is So Helpful For Children With Anxiety
DIY Therapies | Hands-On Learning | Homeschooling

Why Art Is So Helpful For Children With Anxiety

Why art is so helpful for children with anxiety and creating art therapy at home. Several years ago, my youngest son began experiencing significant anxiety. Sleep issues, separation anxiety and even panic attacks became part of our every day. We saw a therapist. We saw a psychiatrist. Both encouraged me that they would be able…

Occupational Therapy at Home (DIY Strategies For Helping Your Child)
DIY Therapies | Sensory Processing Disorder

Occupational Therapy at Home (DIY Strategies For Helping Your Child)

Because occupational therapy centers around everyday life, it is a natural option to practice occupational therapy at home. Here’s how we do it. The first time my son and I walked into an occupational therapy gym, I had no idea what to expect. He was nine years old and had been struggling for years. Noises…