Listening Skills: The Give Me Five Technique

Listening and learning go hand-in-hand. Weak listening skills can negatively impact a person’s ability to learn. Many children need to learn how to listen. According to speech language pathologists, Liz Spooner and Jacqui Woodcock, and authors of the book, Teaching Children to Listen: A Practical Approach to Developing Children’s Listening Skills * teaching children to listen […]

Increasing Attention in Children with Autism

Tips for Increasing Attention in Children with Autism I was listening to a friend’s story when all of a sudden I heard Will Smith’s song, “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It”, playing in the background. Immediately I began to reminisce about high school and stopped focusing on my poor friend’s story. My friend pulled me back into […]