Blog Articles Tagged "Autism"

Five Fun Books to Read Aloud

February 1st, 2018 | North Shore Pediatric, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

Reading is a means of language acquisition and communication. We're sharing 5 popular books that may make reading aloud with your child fun, enjoyable, and educational.

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Teaching Children Effective Coping Skills

January 26th, 2018 | North Shore Center, North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Center, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

It's important that we teach our children age appropriate coping skills to help them through times when they may become overwhelmed. So, what are some helpful coping skills that children can use during these stressful times?

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Sing to Promote Speech and Language Development

January 20th, 2018 | North Shore Pediatric, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

Looking for a fun and free activity to do with your child? Look no further! 

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Four Things to do on a Snow Day

January 13th, 2018 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

It's winter! The season that comes with snowfalls, icy roads, and potential for school closings. If you're looking for snow day inspiration, check out this list of 4 activity ideas that create structure, fun, and education into the days of being stuck indoors.

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Using Art for Language Learning

January 11th, 2018 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

Art can be a great way to spend time with your kids and encourage language development. Read on to find ways to enjoy the teaching opportunities these fun and motivating activities can provide and learn to appreciate the mess they leave behind!

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8 Apps to Help Improve Self-Management

January 5th, 2018 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

Is there an App for that? It's not uncommon for parents to struggle with finding ways to motivate their kids to complete routines and other common, non-preferred activities such as brushing teeth. Check out this list of 8 different apps created to support independence and self-management skills.

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Tips for Eating Out

January 4th, 2018 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

Looking to venture out to a restaurant with the family? Worried about how it may go? Here are some tips and tricks to consider to make this outing enjoyable for all!

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What To Do When There Is Nothing To Do

December 31st, 2017 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore

At a loss for what to do with the kids this winter? Check out this curated list of local indoor activities!

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Turn Your Snowman into a Learning Opportunity

December 30th, 2017 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

Building a snowman is one of the most timeless winter activities! Did you know there are several ways you can embed teaching opportunities into this activity to enhance your child's language skills?

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Winter Break, Schedule Changes, Rigidities - Oh My!

December 27th, 2017 | North Shore Pediatric, North Shore Teen & Young Adult, Play Pals North Shore, Madison Pediatric, Play Pals Madison

For some children, and their families, this time of the year can be stressful for a plethora of reasons. This means a long break from school, unstructured days, and big changes in daily routines. So how can we help prep for this busy time of year? 

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