From our Friends at Black Bear Academy
col·lab·o·ra-tion \kə-ˌla-bə-ˈrā-shən\ noun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.
This five syllable word is a very important word in the lives of families working with a team of professionals, managing the needs of children with developmental
The following article is by Jessica Trumbull, an Early Childhood Director at Concordia Place in Chicago. Concordia Place serves children, teens, adults and seniors through their multi-generational programming. For information visit their website at concordiaplace.org or call 773.463.1600.
Get Out and Play!
“Children need to move –
from Black Bear Academy
Occupational therapists determine areas of concern that are impacting a child’s functional performance and their ability to engage in meaningful activities. One major area that impacts a child’s ability to learn and play is their sensory processing skills or their ability to
by our friends at Black Bear Academy
“A book is a gift you can open again and again” ~Garrison Keillor
As we end another successful Scholastic Book Fair at Black Bear Academy, and we approach the gift-giving season, we wanted to share some important tips about
It’s back- to- school time for the kids! There is so much to talk about with your children during this exciting time of change, including new classmates, new teachers, a new classroom and for some, a new school! In short, there are a lot of
From Black Bear Academy, 1801 W Byron St, Chicago, IL 60613
For children who have trouble falling or staying asleep, sensory strategies can be helpful to support your child's ability to self-regulate at night. Most of the sensory strategies suggested by occupational therapists for babies can be
From Black Bear Academy
Who knew this question would be so hard to answer? Many parents have shared with us the difficulty they experience getting their children to talk about their day at school. The younger the child, the more difficult this is. Often time