(In “The Educational Therapist,” October 2012, Vol. 33, No. 11) This article looks at preschooler George, 1st-grader Rosie, and 6th-grader Bernie, who benefit from early intervention that focuses on developing and enhancing their developmental skills. Read abstract
(In the July 2012 blog of “Home-Educating Family”) No matter what their ages, children learn best when they move. Pediatricians, teachers, and other specialists now recognize that motor skills are vital to a child’s physical, emotional, academic and overall success. Read the full article
[wpseo_breadcrumb] (In Jan/Feb 2012 issue of “Child Care Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders’ Magazine Since 1978,” Vol. 34, Issue 1, No. 203) How does playing in the rain help a young child develop pre-reading skills and become an In-Sync child? Read the article
(A chapter in “Autism-in-Lockdown: Expert Tips and Insights on Coping with the COVID-10 Pandemic,” Future Horizons, 2020). Being cooped up because of COVID-19 is especially hard for kids with autism and their grown-ups. An antidote for cabin fever may be these five In-Sync, sensory-motor activities to get kids … Read the full chapter
(January 7, 2013, “The Washington Post”) Children have long regarded recess as a highlight of the school day. The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed unstructured play breaks. Carol Kranowitz and Joye Newman weigh in on how to encourage children’s outdoor play to help them get “In Sync.” Click here.
(A chapter in “Autism-in-Lockdown: Expert Tips and Insights on Coping with the COVID-10 Pandemic,” Future Horizons, 2020). A scary thing about the COVID-19 quarantine is the potential damage we do to our — and our children’s — visual systems by spending so much time indoors and on screens. The chapter includes a brief of discussion …
(In Oct/Nov 2012 issue, “Teaching Young Children,” Vol. 6, No. 1, National Association for the Education of Young Children) Between birth and age 6, children learn about their world by feeling and moving their bodies through it. The more children move, the more they will feel comfortable in their bodies and in sync with …