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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fast and easy halloween sensory bin, learn with emily dot com

Fast and Easy Halloween Sensory Bin

A sensory bin is a tactile experience in a container. Sensory bins allow children to explore the feel of different material while also experiencing motor practice, play-based learning, and child-directed fun. This Halloween sensory bin took me about 2 minutes to put together. My 2 and 4 year old children have been taking turns using […]

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Review of More Autism Language Activities 5-Program Set

The More Autism Language Activities reviewed in this post are from Linguisytem’s Autism & PDD More Picture Stories and Language Activities Sets. I found this set when I was purchasing similar sets for ages 5-8. This review covers my experiences using The Autism More Picture Stories and Language Activities 5-Program Set with my own autistic […]

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Free halloween activities for there was an old lady who swallowed a bat, learn with emily dot com

Free Halloween Activities for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat

“There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!” is a fun Halloween story. My children found all of the unrealistic things the Old Lady swallowed absolutely hilarious. To continue the fun, I created Halloween activities to go with this story. These Halloween Activities ended up bing a huge hit with my children. Halloween Activities […]

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