Category Archives: Tips For Parents

What Lies Beneath Behavior?

What Lies Beneath Behavior?   Every novelist, psychologist, anthropologist, and your Aunt Jane have wanted to know this. What motivates people and what’s going on when their behavior is irritating or just plain doesn’t make sense?   At MSODT, we encourage adults to look beneath the behavior of children and to understand ‘behavior as communication.’…

How to Help Your Child Prepare for a Field Trip

For many people, when they think back to their Elementary school experience, some of the most memorable moments they have are from the outings they got to take with their classmates. Student field trips are important for a child’s intellectual and emotional development. They are an important way for a child to gain a sense…