Into The Woods
August 13, 2019

Join us for our exciting new outdoor experience! Our class will be combining sensory exploration and play in the natural setting of Highbanks Metro Park. Led by a Licensed Occupational Therapist specializing in sensory integration and child development. Children aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers will participate in a 75-minute class with […]

Research Identifies New Pathways for Sensory Learning in the Brain
July 16, 2019

Neuroscience NewsNEUROSCIENCE NEWSJULY 15, 2019 Summary: Automated robotic technology allows researchers to identify new pathways activated when the brain rewires circuits in response to experience. Source: Carnegie Mellon University We’ve all heard the saying that individuals learn at their own pace. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an automated, robotic training device that allows mice to […]

Let’s Stop Stealing Time from Children
July 16, 2019

by John Taylor Gatto Life holds one great but quite commonplace mystery. Though shared by each of us and known to all, seldom rates a second thought. That mystery, which most of us take for granted and never think twice about, is time. -Michael Ende, Momo I saw it happen right before my eyes. During […]

Pablo, a Groundbreaking New BBC Series, Teaches Kids About Autism
July 12, 2019

BY MICHELE DEBCZAK OCTOBER 6, 2017 Autism spectrum disorder affects one in 68 kids in the U.S., but there’s still a lot of confusion surrounding the nature of the condition and what it feels like to have it. As BuzzFeed reports, a new British children’s program aims to teach viewers about autism while showing kids on the spectrum characters […]