By Building a Respectful Relationship, Educators Can Reduce Parents’ Stress

https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/35320-by-building-a-respectful-relationship-educators-can-reduce-parents-stress Parents of adolescents have to cope with stress that emanates from several sources… their kids, their own work, finances, social lives, and sometimes the school that their child attends. As educators, we can help alleviate stress levels of our students and their parents by being accessible, actively listening to parents’ concerns and wishes, and […]

Reading Emotions

https://neurosciencenews.com/horse-emotion-cues-9407/ Whenever someone asks me about the Equine Center when I am taking them on a tour of Shrub Oak, they ask about Hippotherapy. I always tell them that we will not be doing hippotherapy at Shrub Oak, but that we will be doing Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Mental Health […]