Resources Tagged With: school

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Demystifying the IEP Process [presentation]

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a plan that can help your child succeed in school.  What are the key scores that impact scholastic competency? What should go on an IEP? Learn the answers to these questions and more in “Demystifying the IEP Process.” Read more ›

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Psych Testing: What Do All Those Numbers Mean? [presentation]

What is a pyschological assessment? This presentation reviews the main purposes of a psychological assessment, the types of assessments, assessment tools, factors that influence performance, and how to interpret the results. Read more ›

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Impact of Exercise on ADHD

kids exercisePhysical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility, and it also has an effect on academic performance.
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How to Choose the Right Preschool or Elementary School [presentation]

This presentation provides an overview of several types of preschools and their respective characteristics in order to help you find a good match for your child’s temperament and needs. How will you know if your child is ready for kindergarten?  Watch the presentation to learn more! Read more ›

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Red Tricycle [web resource]

Red TricycleThe folks at Red Tricycle wade through the multitude of ideas to present a small, well-edited list of activities that are really worth your time such as family-friendly recipes, craft ideas, family getaways, style picks, and more.

Be sure to check out the San Francisco directory for ideas for cool things to see, eat, make and do with your kids in the bay area. Read more ›

Community Education

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know [presentation]

Learn about bullying and the consequences of bullying, how to identify if your child is being bullied, and what you and your school can do to help. Read more ›

Test Anxiety

Answer sheet and pencil for education conceptYour child went to class, completed homework, and studied. He or she arrived at the exam confident about the material. But if he or she has test anxiety, a type of performance anxiety, taking the test is the most difficult part of the equation. Read more ›

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School Refusal

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School refusal describes the disorder of a child who refuses to go to school on a regular basis or has problems staying in school. Children with school refusal may complain of physical symptoms shortly before it is time to leave for school or repeatedly ask to visit the school nurse. If the child is allowed to stay home, the symptoms quickly disappear, only to reappear the next morning. In some cases a child may refuse to leave the house. Read more ›


Your Child Faces Challenges: What’s Your Journey? [video]

Do you have a child with a learning a disability or inattention challenges? Hear from parents who have “been there, done that.” This parent panel of strong child advocates share their story of how they worked long and hard to get their children with learning disabilities or inattention (ADHD) ready for college and beyond. Read more ›


Is Preschool Really That Important?

preschoolers-1191122_1280My husband and I both work, and my mother is able to watch my daughter during the day. I really like being able to leave my daughter with her grandmother, not only because they have time to bond, but also because I know she’s in good hands. It’s also nice holding onto the money that would otherwise go to preschool every month.
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