Tag Archive: Occupational Therapy

“Attention Seeking”: Is that a fair judgement?

May 12, 2018 10:17 pm

A para-professional, friend, and overall wonderful person explained to me in school one day that the child I was working with was “attention seeking”. Seeing an opportunity, I showed her exactly WHY this child was NOT ATTENTION SEEKING. We gave him all the attention he needed. He called the shots. It was a complete disaster… Read More

Challenging behaviors? When THEY GO LOW, YOU GO LOW!

November 27, 2017 6:12 pm

Get downstairs (in their brains)! Your kid won’t listen. It’s a constant battle. She only wants to do what she wants to do. He won’t sit still. He keeps throwing things or hitting other students. He’s constantly disrupting class. All of the above situations can be triggers for parents or teachers. For parents, it can… Read More