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Advocacy for the Adult Aspie

Louise’s statement, “We won’t stay children forever, nor do our children remain babies forever?” speaks to the heart of the ASPIE Girls documentary series. Aspies are considered high functioning on the autism spectrum, but that doesn’t mean that they can lead independent lives. 143 more words

Autism

Five games that will improve your kids' executive function

There has been a lot of recent attention focused on the importance of executive function for successful learning. Many researchers and educators believe that this group of skills, which enable a child to formulate and pursue goals, are  1,444 more words

Can yoga make you smarter? Yoga and Executive Functioning

As I was scrolling through Pub Med I came across a couple studies that look at the effects of yoga on executive functioning (EF). What is EF? 323 more words

Yoga

6 ways you can help turn your kids into great learners

We came across this article by Stephanie Rogers on Active for Life.com It’s a great website for parents and educators to learn about the importance of… 1,388 more words

Family Life

June Happenings

  It’s been a busy month.  School ended, and L managed to get a D- in Geometry….so no summer school!  Whoever thought a parent would be happy with a D-? 1,101 more words

Teen

Executive Functioning Skills: Free 90 min class at Seattle Childrens

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING SKILLS: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT

Presented by Seattle Children’s
Instructors: Rosalind Oti, PhD, and Rachel Montague, PhD

Drs. Rosalind Oti and Rachel Montague, clinical psychologists at Seattle Children’s Autism Center, will define and discuss executive functioning skills and their development across the lifespan. 220 more words

Autism

Should you pay your kids an allowance?

Posted by Kelly Johnson (kelly@roomtoplay.ca)

Photo Credit: Alan Cleaver

Paying kids an allowance is one of those hot-button topics that a lot of my mom friends avoid discussing altogether. 904 more words

Family Life