Have You Mastered the 3 Critical Components of Creating an IEP?

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When you are delivering on-site or online speech therapy or any remote therapy for that matter, it is essential to set appropriate goals for your student’s Individualized...

A New Challenge for Schools: How to Mitigate Growing Childhood PTSD

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As schools closed their doors to slow the spread of the coronavirus last spring, Teaching Tolerance reached out to their community to learn what support could be...

Crises Demand Relaxing State Licensing Requirements for Therapists

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COVID-19 has all but decimated the familiar routines of life and school for students and teachers across the country and subjected millions to the stresses of illness,...

Playful Mental Health Activities for Your Child Over the Holidays

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If your child is receiving mental health therapy for some type of anxiety disorder, the holidays may bring new challenges with the disruption of therapy, combined with...

Having Trouble Communicating? 11 Tips For Wearing a Mask in School

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Teachers and District Administrators certainly understand the necessity to wear a mask for everyone’s safety, but the prospect of wearing one all day long is daunting for...

Does Your Child Need to Develop Fine Motor Skills? How About Gift Wrapping?

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It’s well known that handwriting deficiencies and fine motor skills development in children are one of the most common reasons children are referred to receive Occupational Therapy. So,...

The Plight of the Sight-Impaired & Hearing-Impaired During COVID

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COVID-19 has been particularly tough for visually-impaired people. A report by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) notes that two-thirds of visually-impaired individuals feel less...

Alleviating COVID’s Powerful Impact on a Child’s Executive Function

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Broadly speaking, executive function refers to the cognitive and mental abilities that help people engage in goal-directed action. They direct actions, self-regulate, control behavior, and motivate us...

Another COVID Benefit: Destigmatizing Mental Illness For Once and For All!

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There has been a gradual change in the public perception of mental illness over the past decade. More people speak openly about their experiences with care. Celebrities...

Are You an Overwhelmed School Principal? How to Defuse the Situation

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In early May, when what seemed like the worst of the pandemic was behind us, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI), in collaboration with the Council...

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