Choices Family Day Care Pty Ltd
5/3 The Esplanade, Forest Lake
Queensland 4078
Phone: (07) 3151 2007
Mobile: 0487 285 113

Special Needs

Processing Tactile Sensations

“The ability to process tactile sensations effectively is very important, not only for visual perception, motor planning, and body awareness, but also for academic learning, emotional security, and social skills. The children’s (who have tactile dysfunction) touch systems do not function smoothly, making it difficult for them to modulate, discriminate, coordinate, or organize touch sensations…

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The Anger Iceberg

Young children expressing anger, need responsive and caring adults to help them manage and identify their emotions. The Anger Iceberg shows the “primary emotions” which are often hidden below the surface. Read more HERE (Image via The Gottman Institute)

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Learning Theories

An ENORMOUS map of Learning Theories! Learning theories are conceptual frameworks in which knowledge is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. Cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences, as well as prior experience, all play a part in how understanding, or a world view, is acquired or changed and knowledge and skills retained Learning Theories      

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Ipad Apps For Children With Special Needs

A handy chart featuring over 30 iPad Apps for children with Special Needs. These Apps are recommended for teachers and parents of children with learning disabilities. The Apps have been arranged into four main categories: apps for dyslexic learners apps for autistic learners apps for the visually impaired apps for learners with writing difficulties View Here  

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