A child-centered approach helps this young boy with ADHD learn mindful skills
Category archives: ADHD
We were asked an interesting question….
An engaging, online chat with a life-coach in Italy who wanted to know more about our teaching programme
Anna Granger – Ted, the Sea and Me
Anna has lots of experience working with special educational needs and explains how her new book really helps young people connect to their bodies, minds and breath.
Meditation skills and Autism
How we can help kids on the spectrum reduce stress with mindfulness.
Insights from Dr Temple Grandin – a pioneer of autism education
Insights and ideas – helping kids on the spectrum learn mindful skills.
Can children with Autism or ADHD learn meditation?
In my experience of teaching meditation (sometimes called mindfulness) I’ve noticed over the years how it’s become a popular way to help adults and children reduce the symptoms of stress and support a healthier lifestyle. From teaching, I already knew how effective meditation was for kids, but I asked myself “could children, with additional support […]
Should meditation be compulsory for the school curriculum?
Today I was browsing social media and read the headline ‘should meditation be compulsory in our schools?’ Now as someone who has taught and campaigned for children and young people to learn meditation and mindfulness for the past 17 years, you think my automatic answer would be a resounding ‘YES’! But actually it isn’t…and I’ll […]
High energy children – trying to teach them meditation
Expert advice about high energy children and mindful meditation Listen to the founder of Connected Kids present a few ideas when trying to teach high energy children meditation and mindfulness. Want to know more? Foundation course – to teach your kids and teens mindful meditation Professional Training – to become a verified Kids Meditation Teacher […]
How does ‘grounding’ reduce kids’ anxiety?
2 Easy ways to help kids ground their energy What does it mean if we feel ‘ungrounded’? This is a question I ask my Connected Kids students when they are learning to teach kids meditation. It is one of the simplest ways to remedy our energy yet we often don’t notice what ‘being ungrounded’ is […]
New online talk – this month
The 3 things your child needs for mental health – online talk We’ve just announced our next online talk It’s about using meditation and mindfulness to support the 3 things your child needs for mental health development. There are limited places – the talk is live and available as a recording too. Useful links… […]