Family-friendly activities for New Year’s Day

Family-friendly activities for New Year's Day

People spend so much time planning New Year’s Eve revelry that they may not consider that they have another day on the holiday calendar to enjoy after the clock strikes 12. New Year’s Day activities may differ significantly from the countdowns and parties of the night before,

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Connecting through play and music

Connecting through play and music

By Amy Pinder, MA, CCC-SLP As a speech language pathologist, I work daily to support students with autism and other language learning challenges develop the skills and confidence required to communicate effectively. With over a decade of experience teaching this population I have come to realize that

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Inclusive Playgrounds: How Play Helps All Children Learn

Inclusive Playgrounds: How Play Helps All Children Learn

(BPT) – What do children learn through play? Play helps children grow and learn – how they move, how their muscles work, their tactile senses, vision and hearing, all develop as they play. And physical learning contributes to cognitive development, as children hone their motor skills and

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