Courtney Kowalczyk is an autism specialist with the Horizons Developmental Remediation Center. She holds a masterís degree in special education and is a certified teacher with endorsements in cognitive impairments and early childhood education. Courtney is currently a Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) ģ Program Certified Consultant-In-Training, and provides consultation services to families and school professionals throughout Michigan.
Planning a birthday party for a child with special needs can be a difficult thing to do.† Here are some great tips to keep in mind when planning so you donít overwhelm yourself or your child.† Itís al...
When dealing with the symptoms of anxiety in children it is very important for you to know their symptoms and react in a way that will help the child better be able to cope with their anxiety.
Often times children with autism or another neurodevelopmental disorder have a co-occurring condition like anxiety that can sometimes be overlooked.† There are various symptoms and ways children cope ...
Spring can bring some changes for some children.† It is important to keep some things the same and to keep a routine for your family.† During spring break it might be fun to plan a few activities to d...
Making changes as a classroom teacher are just as important as making changes in our personal lives.† Here are some suggestions to make 2009 fresh and successful for you as a teacher.
Your kids are excited about the school winter break, but you might not be. Here are some tips and activity ideas to help you and your family thrive during this busy time of the year.
Summer is almost over, and we will soon be seeing the flashing lights of school buses during the morning and afternoon commutes.† Now that August has arrived and the summer is quickly coming to an end...
We tend to teach children with learning disabilities in a repetitive manner. Is there a way to make the material more dynamic so the children have the opportunity problem solve on their own?
Here are some great ideas for activities that will keep your family active this summer.
The summer months donít need to be boring. Here are some easy ways to engage restless children on these long summer days.