Adventures in Tutoring

Contact: Erin Jackson 801-376-9765
erinjackson.1234@gmail.com
Located in Spanish Fork, UT

Individual and group tutoring services for students with mild (resource)-severe disabilities.

Speech Therapy for students of all ages.

Preschool services available for children with or without disabilities. Sign up now for fall preschool sessions. Monday, Wednesday, & Friday $75 a month (2 days) $100 a month (3 days). Ages 3-5
In preschool we will work on Zoo-Phonics, beginning numbers, shapes, colors, social skills, behavioral skills, language, communication, fine and gross motor, coloring, writing, cutting, crafts, and music.

Are you worried about your child's progress or regression over the summer months sign up for tutoring to give your kiddos that extra help to put them on the right track for the next school year

Group tutoring with 2-6 students is $15 per hour
Individual tutoring is $25 per hour
Individual tutoring at the child's home starts at $45 per hour
Half Hour Individual tutoring - $15 per half hour

Services Available: Academic Tutoring, Social Skills, Motor Skills both fine and gross motor, Language Skills (speech background), Behavioral Skills (including behavior plans for home/school), Augmentative Communication (PECS-High end Technology) IEP help and support


Monday, August 12, 2013

Fine Motor Motivation

Fine Motor and Motivation
I have been working with a girl with autism. She needs to improve her fine motor skills however every time we work on fine motor she goes limp and just lets the teacher do all the work. I have tried different types of motivation but nothing was working to motivate this child. This past week I had a brain burst. She loves books especially books with the sound buttons. I placed painters tape all over the buttons. At first she was highly frustrated but I showed her how to peel the tape back. Next thing I knew she was attacking the tape. She used her pincer skills to rip the tape off. I would let her get some of the tape off and play with the buttons as reinforcement but then I covered them back up. The great thing about this is that I can increase the strength of the tape that I use from things like painters tape which is easy to  packing tape, and duct tape. This idea of covering up things with tape can also be used for other toys or favorite objects to work on the fine motor skills.

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