The Benefit of Artistic Hobbies (and How to Get Started) Words by Lillian Brooks

The arts have an incredible ability to facilitate creativity, self-expression, and personal development. Dancing, music, drawing, painting, and theatre are invaluable for healthy child development. More specifically, art-based hobbies have unique and diverse benefits for children with developmental disabilities. Artistic hobbies can help children communicate, reduce stress, and build self-confidence. If you are looking toContinue reading The Benefit of Artistic Hobbies (and How to Get Started) Words by Lillian Brooks

A Visit to the Park is a Brain Booster for Developmentally Delayed Toddlers

Children love to be outside, and the research is undeniable that physical activity is so important for them.  For my little guy, Barclay, physical activity is imperative!  He has profound ADHD, in addition to a speech delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder, so if I don’t take the time to help him get the urge toContinue reading A Visit to the Park is a Brain Booster for Developmentally Delayed Toddlers