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Category archives: special needs
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.
stressed children returning to school after lockdown – parent tips
Some fantastic resources for you to use if you have children who are anxious about returning to school.
Selective mutism and meditation for a teen with trauma
selective mutism and meditation in teens
Meditation skills and Autism
How we can help kids on the spectrum reduce stress with mindfulness.
Meditations and mindful tips for you and the family – COVID-19
Welcome and hope you find this blog useful in this strange and challenging time. I don’t know about you, but life feels like we’ve been put on a roller coaster (without our permission) and we are on for a ride of ups and downs. I’ve been practising meditation for over 30 years and even I […]
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 […]
Star Meditation for kids of all ages – free
I was meditating one day and I was inspired by this star meditation idea to help kids relax, reduce anxiety and feel a stronger, peaceful connection with the world. It may be ideal for bed time or to help kids simply relax. It may help with bullying too.
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 […]