KGH Blog

5 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Season

By Ewelina on November 14th, 2018
North Shore Center Blog, Madison Center Blog

The holidays can bring joy and they can bring stress. We're sharing 5 strategies to support your child with special needs and help you breath a little easier this holiday season. 

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Tips for Supporting Your Child with Autism During Halloween

By Laurie on October 27th, 2018
North Shore Center Blog, Madison Center Blog

Halloween is a holiday full of fun and spooky surprises, but those surprises can be genuinely scary for many children with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities. However, with some planning and outside resources, Halloween is back on for children on the spectrum and better than ever with increased skill building, safety, and fun.

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Why Does My Child Do That? The 4 Functions of Behavior

By Erin on October 19th, 2018
North Shore Center Blog, Madison Center Blog

You might catch yourself asking “why is my child doing this?” when he or she begins displaying a new behavior.  While it seems like it could be a ton of different things, there are really only four (yes, four!) main possibilities as to why they are displaying this behavior: attention, escape, access, and automatic.

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Fun Fall Sensory Activities

By Meera on September 21st, 2018
North Shore Center Blog, Madison Center Blog

Fun and easy ideas to build in sensory play with your kids this fall!

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Tips for Toilet Training Success!

By Stephanie on September 6th, 2018
North Shore Center Blog, Madison Center Blog

Once you've identified that your child is ready to toilet train, how can you ensure the training process is positive, fun and successful? Here we provide 4 helpful tips to set your child up for success!

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