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...
SkyView - 4k UHD Virtual Skylight
SkyView is a self-contained Digital Cinema Virtual Skylight system. This encased 4K monitor displays realistic, feature-length, unedited sky events.
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.
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
Redesigning a Home for Dementia Care
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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
Sensory Rain Sticks
Rain sticks are well loved by babies and older children. They are also particularly good for people living with dementia. They remind people of the sound of gently falling rain, which is harmonious and relaxing.
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 »
Tips for One-on-One Visits with Seniors
It is not uncommon for seniors living in assisted-living facilities to lack mental stimulation and social contact. Recreation Therapists often use one-on-one visits to respond to the needs of those who avoid social settings. There are many enjoyable games and activities that can keep minds and bodies strong and active.