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Anthos House delivers its first-ever student to go on an internship

Anthos House was established with the primary objective of preparing students to become independent and to equip them with the relevant skills to be self-sufficient. Over the last 3 years, we have had several successes to be grateful about; however, this month, we ticked another milestone by sending one of our students on an internship […]

Retained Primitive Reflexes

Primitive Reflexes are the first part of the brain to develop and should only remain active for the first few months of life. In typical development, these reflexes naturally inhibit in sequential order during the first year, and replacement reflexes, called postural reflexes, emerge. Postural reflexes are more mature patterns of response that control balance, coordination […]

The Difference Between Tantrums and Sensory Meltdowns

Many people think the words “tantrum” and “meltdown” mean the same thing. And they can look very similar when you see a child in the middle of having one. But for children who have sensory processing issues or who lack self-control, a meltdown is very different from a tantrum. Knowing the differences can help you learn how to […]

What is the definition of Executive Functioning?

Here is a formal definition of executive functioning: The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal. It is an umbrella term for the neurologically-based skills involving mental control and self-regulation. What is Executive Function? “Executive Function” is a […]

What is Receptive Language Disorder?

Students with a receptive language disorder have problems understanding oral language or in listening. They may have difficulties processing and retaining auditory information, and in following instructions and directions. Difficulties understanding what is said may be exacerbated in group discussions. Difficulties in answering questions may be related to a limited understanding of question forms. Students […]

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