Life Skills Room - The Autism Helper
Tips & Tricks for setting up a Life Skills Room to help teach students with Autism important life skills & vocational taskts! From theautismhelper.com
Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders - The Brown Bag Teacher
Hello friends! If you are a regular reader, you know we love games in our classroom – especially card games. It’s the perfect opportunity to practice core math and reading skills under the pretense of fun! 🙂 With my 1st graders, the struggle of handling the playing cards is REAL. Most of the time, the...
How to motivate residents in long term care
Encouraging the elderly to participate in scheduled activities can be challenging. Lack of engagement is a common problem. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.
Good idea for arts and crafts to adapt for people with limited fine motor skills! add something thicker on the utensil for the individual to grip more easily
56 Best Senior Caregiving Tools
If you’re a caregiver, undoubtedly you’ve scoured the Internet for information, services, and support to help you in your caregiving journey. But how many times have you walked away from the computer overwhelmed by the sheer number of websites out there? Thankfully, Ryan McEniff, owner of Minute Women Home Care, took the time to evaluate... Read more »
Games for People Living with Dementia
Playing games in long term care facilities & nursing homes offers clients much more than just entertainment. The impact that playing games has on the health and well-being of individuals has been well documented. Playing games provides an important source of relaxation, socialization and mental stimulation. In this article we cover: Benefits of Playing Games Adapting Games to Match Abilities 20+ Games for People Living with Dementia
10 Spiritual Activities for people with Alzheimer's Disease
Spiritual support for people with dementia in nursing homes and other care facilities is vital to their well-being and a requisite for the holistic care we strive to achieve
Babysitting Children with Special Needs
Are you a family of a child with special or medical needs? Do you know someone who is? Then this is the must have resource for grants for medical equipment such as wheelchairs or adaptive bikes, grants to help with medical costs, wish organizations and other ways you can brighten up your child’s day. I... Read More »
Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia
Keeping Busy: A Handbook of Activities for Persons with Dementia, a book by Dowling, James R.