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  month 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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A review of Randomise: a fun family or group game, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Randomise: A Fun Family or Group Game

Are you looking for a fun game to do with the whole family? Randomise is a fun game where players draw, act, or describe phrases for their team to guess. I received the game of Randomise in exchange for writing this review.   Overview of Randomise Randomise is a cross between charades, Pictionary, and Taboo. Players can […]

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Is your child getting enough iron? Symptoms and Treatment of a diet-based iron deficiency, learn with emily dot com

Is Your Child Getting Enough Iron? Symptoms and Treatment for a Diet-Based Iron Deficiency

Children who have a restricted diet due to sensory sensitivities or other eating challenges may have an iron deficiency. Although many foods are fortified with iron, children with a restricted diet may not be getting enough for their needs. After considering symptoms, I suspected that one of my autistic children had iron-deficient anemia due to […]

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A review of the basic reading comprehension kit for hyperlexia and autism, learn with emily dot com

Review of The Basic Reading Comprehension Kit for Hyperlexia and Autism

One of my autistic children (first grade) is a fluent reader who is able to decode words well above grade level. Her reading comprehension scores, however, are below grade level. This discrepancy points to possible hyperlexia, a condition where a child can read accurately and fluently, but may not understand what they are reading. In […]

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Learn about Blogging with a FREE Blogging Course from the Experts

Free Blogging Course When I thought about starting my blog, I didn’t know where to begin. I wanted to post information that would help parents and families. I came across a FREE 5-day course that taught me how to get started. This course is called, “5 Day Money Making Blog Crash Course.” The course was […]

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Must have Thanksgiving Picture Books, learn with emily dot com

Must Have Thanksgiving Picture Books

Picture books are a fun way to celebrate traditional holidays. Although I am not a vegetarian and personally enjoy eating turkey, I absolutely love Thanksgiving Picture books where they turkeys are saved from becoming dinner. Thanksgiving Picture Books ‘Twas the Night Before ThanksgivingIn this fun book, children go on a field trip to a farm […]

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A review of yoga curriculum for children, learn with emily dot com

A Review of Yoga Curriculum for Children

I am an absolute Yoga novice. I have read that Yoga exercises can benefit children diagnosed with autism and children with ADHD. Since this fits my family, I wanted to try Yoga out with my children as part of our P.E. curriculum this school year. I searched the internet and Amazon for Yoga curriculum for […]

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must have math manipulatives for grades k-3, learn with emily dot com

Must Have Math Manipulatives for Grades K-3

Many children need hands-on experiences to solidly understand mathematic concepts. Manipulatives can turn any well developed math curriculum into a hands-on curriculum. If a child is getting stuck on a particular math concept, bring out one of the must have math manipulatives described in this article to help teach the concept in a concrete and […]

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