WOLF WEDNESDAYS: ORGANIZING THE UNORGANIZED

Three Things to Keep in Mind It’s January, and yes, all the holiday decorations and New Year’s glitter is gone, but in its place, there’s a marketing ploy at hand. Get organized. Storage bins of every size, color-coded files and boxes, cleaners and vacuums and new sheets are all on

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“Oh what a sight, this time of year”

Holiday Event As all of us know, getting up in front of a crowd is never easy. But imagine how impossible it might seem if you were a child with complex learning differences? Many of our students arrive at Wolf without the social skills or confidence it takes to speak up in

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Time for YOU!

It’s time for our Wolf Wednesday blog post and the final Holiday Tip! This is the one that everybody tells you about, and you read about in all the magazine and blogs, and you know you should do it, but somehow it always falls to the bottom of your list.

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Move It!

If the temperatures continue to make outdoor play difficult, you need to keep things moving inside! As you know, movement is important for all kids, but it’s even more critical for Complex Learners, helping with sensory regulation, mood, focus, and organization. During the break from school and the regular routine,

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On the Road, Again

It wouldn’t be the holidays without visiting family. And for some of us, the visits can be lengthy. From a half-hour ride and an all-day visit to a six-hour car ride staying several days, to plane travel with a week in-between, travel is inevitable. Most children love the idea of

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A Day of Joy

It truly was a joyful day on December 15th as Wolf students and staff participated in Hasbro’s Global Day of Joy! Team Hasbro turned the Pelson Center into sandwich headquarters as Hasbro volunteers and Wolf teams worked together to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, package each one with a handmade

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Screen Time

During the holidays, we can pretty much count on the fact that our kids will want to spend more time in front of the screen. Whether it’s TV or an iPad, Xbox or a computer, kids are drawn to the screen for entertainment, information and to just “veg out.” But

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Gift Giving 101

As the saying goes, it’s better to give than receive. But not all kids would agree! Just as you want to instill a sense of giving back at this time of year, it’s also important to teach your children how to give to those close to them. This helps your

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Gift Getting 101

We’ve all gotten those gifts. The turkey salt shakers, the book you already read, the sweater circa 1970, the slippers that look like farm animals, the bright blue cordial glasses you’ll never use, the mini-donut maker when you’ve given up sugar. The thing about getting a gift is that it’s

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Sweet Dreams

You have heard this before. From doctors and therapists and articles in waiting room magazines. From mattress salesmen and your mother. It’s the cure-all and the game changer. That’s right – sleep! And everything you’ve heard goes double for children with learning and attention issues. Sleep effects mood, organization, memory,

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