Issues with executive functioning can impact kids at home, at school, and in life in general. How can you tell if your child is experiencing executive dysfunction? Executive Functioning The brain is a hub for information input and output. It is...
Occupational therapy for children can be an effective early intervention. Learn more about how OT can help kids who need it. Fine motor skills are crucial for play time, school, and daily activities. For instance, the ability to grasp toys and write is part of...
Challenging Times Spring 2020 was a time of considerable change for families and communities. As we quarantined globally to stem the spread of COVID-19, millions of childhoods were suspended indefinitely. No schools, no playgrounds, no running around the neighborhood...
Overview of IEP Plans Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) help students with disabilities access their education by outlining special instruction and services they are entitled to. Students must meet specific criteria set forth by the school district to...
Activities for kids
When learning things like how to ride a bike or play the piano, it is important to practice. Practice helps us to build muscle memory in our brains so that we can do things more easily and skillfully.
Mightier teaches deep breathing, crossing the midline, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindful tracing, but there are many more skills that kids can use to bring their heart rates down!
Here’s a fun way to learn even more about heart rate while getting out some energy!