Tag: self-control

Meditation: Introduction To Lessons

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy Remember, the idea is to practice meditation and to try…

Mental Gymnastics

MENTAL GYMNASTICS – click to download PDF MENTAL GYMNASTICS – Bilateral Integration and Cognitive Loading This activity helps to develop the integration of the two halves of the brain, and the ability to multitask. The inclusion of this technique in therapy…

Meditation: Introduction

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy In order to walk a tightrope, the walker must first…

Self-Awareness and Control

  See Also: • Approaching Therapy • Meditation We are concerned with children’s visual function, knowing that visual function must be in optimal condition if the child is to operate well in the classroom. Also important for the child: • the ability to…

Yardstick and Origami

   Purpose: To develop awareness of peripheral visual information, to become aware of the periphery during movement, to develop fixation/localization/targeting skills, to deliberately alternate between central and peripheral visual awareness, and to improve eye teaming (binocular movement) skills. As an…

Blow Ball

  Purpose: To strengthen convergence and near accommodative skills, and concentration and self-control. Materials: Ping pong ball. ‘Blow Ball Track’ – Take a paper towel tube and cut it in half lengthwise. Color/paint in three or four coloured lines at…

Meditation: Direct Seeing

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy See Meditation 1: The Candle and the Meditation home page for additional thoughts on…

Egg Box Toss

Preview or print the attached document. This is a fun game that strengthens visual motor skills, self-control, bilateral integration and balance. This game is best played with heavier coins, marbles, or steel ball bearings. Try loading this activity with a metronome. Begin with…

Meditation: The Candle

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy Consider some quiet music or nature sounds for the background.…

Modified Candle for Children

See Also: Meditation: Introduction Meditation: Setting the Stage Meditation: Introduction to Lessons Meditation: Quick Meditation Meditation: The Candle Meditation: Modified Candle For Children Meditation: Beads Meditation: Direct Seeing Approaching Therapy The goal with meditation with children is the same as…