Welcome to Tillotson Thrives, the student wellness program designed to promote healthy behaviors.
September focus: National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
For more information, visit here: https://wicworks.fns.usda.gov/resources/national-childhood-obesity-month#
October's focus is ADHD month! Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral condition usually diagnosed in childhood characterized by difficulty focusing, difficulty listening, fidgeting, forgetfulness, procrastination, and more. Mindfulness has shown to improve ADHD symptoms, although mindfulness should be approached differently for children with ADHD than children without. Please refer to this flyer for more information.
Below are examples of a body scan and pursed lip breathing!
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month! See the attached flyer for tips on managing your child's epilepsy.