Author Posts: ILS Learning

BRITTNEY AND DERIK

Brittney and Derik share what SHINE syndrome is and how it has made an impact in their life.  Their daughter has been a joy in their life despite some of the difficulties that come when having a child with SHINE syndrome.

Wendy and Matt: Down syndrome

When Matt was only 3 hours old, Wendy was told he had Down syndrome. When we asked her how she felt receiving that news she told us, “I think I every emotion known, I was going through. I experienced shock, fear, trauma, devastation, anger. I thought, what did I do? Why me? I was afraid that my life had just been ruined’

Madison and Ty: Expecting a Terminal Baby

During a routine ultrasound, Madison and Ty found there was something was wrong with their baby boy. When they went to the specialist, they were told their baby’s bladder was large, and his kidneys were covered in cysts and had little to no function- a condition that...

TRAK

TRAK is a specialized ranch that helps connect people with animals and their community.  They are located in Tucson Arizona and have been operating for 15 years.  Jill and Scott, the founders of TRAK shared their inspiration for starting TRAK.  Gerald also was able to talk to a few employees as well as a few parents of kids who have benefited from TRAK’s unique program.

5 Great Benefits of Music Education in Schools

Music education is incredibly important to the development of a person. On this page, we are going to take a look at five of the biggest benefits of music education in schools. These are benefits which will not only help a person develop their musical talents, but also in other areas of their life.

College and Autism – Is It Possible?

College and Autism – Is It Possible?

Some parents don’t believe their child will ever go to college once they have been diagnosed as being on the Autism spectrum. College is stressful enough for any kid, but when your child lacks social skills and cannot function independently, college seems a step too far. However, whilst autistic students do struggle with college, many colleges are introducing education programs specifically designed for students on the autism spectrum.

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Mat Exercises: Brain-Building Animal Exercises for Gross Motor Development and Higher Learning

Mat Exercises: Brain-Building Animal Exercises for Gross Motor Development and Higher Learning

As children become more exposed to activities that further develop their gross motor skills, they are more prepared for higher learning concepts in the classroom. Children need these types of movement exercises to establish better body control and management, which directly relates to how they will attend and focus in the classroom.

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Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating?

Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating?

Eating is a fabulous multisensory experience. I love trying new foods, dishes and experimenting with different flavors. I always look forward to trying new recipes (when I have the time). Most people love to eat, however, for some children and adults, eating can be a frustrating and even painful experience if they have sensory sensitivities.

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