Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and Why Some Children Fail
Dr. Abraham Maslow synthesized a large body of research resulting in his master creation, the Hierarchy of Needs. This hierarchy, beautiful in its simplicity, describes the stages of human development through which each of us passes on the way to becoming fully functioning, responsible adults ultimately moving toward the pinnacle of achievement attained by humans.
Can eliminating certain foods from the diet improve autistic symptoms such as social withdrawal, repetitive behavior, communication difficulties, anxiety and hyperactivity
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Children who make statements like these are usually encountering behavior styles that are different from theirs, and hence puzzling to them. Much joy is blocked when children don’t understand why people behave as they do.
How I turned my mind from disgust to appreciation and my paradise interrupted into paradise reclaimed.
Cancun, Mexico. Mile after mile of fine white sand, stretching as far as I can see in two directions. Some of it is lodged firmly between my toes as I look out at the indescribable turquoise water of the Gulf of Mexico.
...just knowing there is a neurological reason for repetitive questions can make it easier to handle as a parent...Oh the joys of parenthood! The struggle to perfect a morning routine so every family member arrives to their destination, fed, clothed, and prepared for their day, can be exhausting. Morning chaos is especially challenging for children with sensory processing difficulties. With the clock ticking, you hear, "Mom, are these my shoes?" Exasperated you think, "Of course they are your shoes! You wear them every day! How could you not know these are your shoes?
...when one of my students makes a mistake, I rejoice. It gives me an exciting opportunity to help all my students learn to become more effective human beings.The annual Board of Education dinner was running smoothly. The meal was hot, tasty, and filling. Entertainment, provided by the high school's drama club, consisted of a short play acted by several juniors and seniors. It was intended to be light and lively, leaving the audience entertained and amused. It didn't work out that way.