Shea Brogan

Shea Brogren is an OT with over five years of experience in pediatrics and child/adolescent mental health. She is also an adjunct lecturer at the University of North Dakota. Her primary area of interest is working with children who have experienced developmental trauma. She has advanced training in the zones of regulation, infant mental health, attachment, and using sensory-based interventions to address social/emotional skills. Shea resides in North Dakota with her husband and two children and currently practices in an outpatient pediatrics clinic.

Movement Breaks In The Classroom

Movement Breaks In The Classroom

Movement breaks in the classroom can provide numerous benefits to children, including improved attention, improved ability to regulate emotions, and an increase in cognitive skills. When we consider the demands a child must meet in order to be successful in the classroom, there are several and oftentimes, they are required to utilize various skills simultaneously. …

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Adapted Physical Activity Ideas For Kids

Adapted Physical Activity Ideas For Kids

It is generally well-known that the benefits of physical activity and exercise for children are wide-ranging. Physical activity can help children maintain attention, sleep more effectively, maintain a healthy body weight, improve mental and emotional health, and perform better overall in educational activities. However, children with special needs may face unique barriers when it comes …

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