A Review of Cursive Handwriting Programs, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Cursive Handwriting Programs

Cursive handwriting is typically introduced in the 2nd-3rd grade levels. Although a child who cannot read or write cursive will be able to function overall in a print and computerized world, knowing cursive handwriting will be of benefit within certain activities. Note-taking activities are faster, and likely more accurate when an individual has a fluent […]

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Support a Child in Potty Training: Toilet Training Tips for children with and without sensory sensitivities, learn with emily dot com

Support a Child in Potty Training: Toilet Training Tips for Children With and Without Sensory Sensitivities

Most typically developing children are ready and able to potty train sometime between 2 1/2 and 3 years of age. If you wait until a child is ready, they will likely potty train themselves over a few days. This has been my experience with most of my own children. There are things you can do […]

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A review of twig and Tale's wild things shoe pattern, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Twig and Tale’s Wild Things Shoe Pattern

I am always on the search for footwear for my autistic children that will be tolerated. Sensory sensitivities make shoe shopping especially difficult for some of my children. I recently bought the Twig and Tale Wild Things Shoe Pattern and am very pleased with the results. Pattern Overview Twig and Tale has 2 shoe patterns. […]

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Christmas Picture Books for Holiday Story Time, learn with emily dot com

Christmas Picture Books for Your Holiday Tradition

One of my favorite childhood memories with the holiday season was when it was time to pull out the Christmas picture books. Through the ┬ámonth of December, I would enjoy my favorite Chirstmas stories with my mom. I have continued that tradition with my own children. The post includes some of my favorite Chirstmas picture […]

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DIY Washable Weighted Blanket, learn with emily dot com

DIY Washable Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are often recommended for providing calming deep pressure input for individuals with anxiety, ADHD, ASD, and insomnia. The blanket contains some kind of weighting material distributed throughout the blanket to provide overall deep pressure input. This tutorial described the process I use to make a DIY washable weighted blanket. Disclaimer: This tutorial explains […]

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