Special Needs

A compilation of Montessori special needs resources.

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Setting Up a Paper Tearing Activity the Montessori Way

In this article, you will learn why some children enjoy tearing paper, the benefits of paper tearing activities, and how to set up a Montessori-aligned paper tearing activity. Whether your child’s desire to rip paper is a schematic need (transformation schema), a sensory need, or a need for connection with you, setting up a paper …

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Montessori and Special Needs Children: Can it Work?

In Montessori books and articles, you might come across a discussion of the origins of the philosophy. Dr. Montessori‘s passion for educating children with disabilities and additional learning needs is at the core of the development of her system, which went on to revolutionize education as we know it. In more recent times, the focus …

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