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How an Occupational Therapist Can Help Your Anxious Child

What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists often visited my special education classroom throughout the school day. It wasn’t until I interviewed an occupational therapist, for an article on weighted blankets, that I learned the benefits occupational therapy offers an anxious child. I shared my lack…

January 31, 2017
Body Mind

10 Ways to Reduce Anxiety in the Classroom at the Holidays

Whether your school celebrates the holidays or not, the excitement and stress of the season affects children in their homes and in their classrooms. Most psychologists and mental health professionals believe that the anxious energy exhibited by groups of people is easily transferred to…

December 3, 2016