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Your Distracted Young Learner

distracted learnerIs your child struggling with the same behavior challenges in school without making progress? Does he or she have ADHD-like symptoms?

You’ve just received a report from the teacher saying that Derrick had another bad week – he was too distracted to complete his work, he constantly interrupted the teacher, and he continues to bug the kids around him. You’ve talked to the teacher until you’re blue in the face and time outs just aren’t effective. What do you do? Read more ›

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How Creative Play Builds Critical Reading Comprehension Skills

creative playMore and more parents understand the importance of reading to young children to promote literacy. Yet many parents are so eager to advance their child’s reading fluency that they neglect the importance of imaginative play in developing critical comprehension skills. So before you start to pack up the picture books and encourage your young child to read Harry Potter, make sure he’s getting plenty of opportunity to play.

Why is play important and what kind of play develops the foundation for literacy skills? Read more ›

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Fidgeting to Help Your Child

misbehaving siblings“She won’t sit still at the dinner table.” “He pulls his sister’s hair and provokes her when I’m driving.” “He wants to crash into everything.”

Wiggly, squiggly kids are challenged to conform to standards that are socially acceptable and keep them safe. Yet fidgeting for them is purposeful. In fact, we all must fidget a little bit to keep ourselves alert. Without movement, our arousal system goes down. Think about sitting perfectly still for 30 minutes without some kind of shifting. You’ll likely be challenged.

For children with sensory challenges, simply saying, “Stop fidgeting!” or “Keep your hands to yourself” is unlikely to help. Your child needs movement. The question is: How can you allow your child to move and behave in a socially acceptable manner? Read more ›


Suicide & Depression & Learning Problems [video]

Is depression interfering with learning and school performance, or are school performance and learning issues causing depression? Watch this video to learn Read more ›


Helping Kids with ADHD Symptoms: More Tools for Focus, e.g., Planner [video]

A planner can make a big difference for a child with ADHD symptoms. Watch this video for tips on how to use this invaluable tool. Read more ›


Helping Kids wWith ADHD Symptoms: Getting the Disorganized Backpack Organized [video]

Organization is key, especially for a child with ADHD symptoms. This video offers some helpful techniques for organizing your child’s catch-all backpack. Read more ›


Helping Kids with ADHD Symptoms: Handling a Reading Assignment [video]

How can you help your child break a reading assignment into manageable tasks? Watch this video for guidance. Read more ›


Helping Kids with ADHD Symptoms: Providing Tools for Focus [video]

This video explores how to create structure, such as a schedule or task list, to enable your child to focus.

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Helping Kids with ADHD Symptoms: A Learning Model & Success Strategies [video]

This video explores the ways in which you can create structure and adapt your environment to help your child succeed.

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Helping Kids with ADHD Symptoms: Developing Skills & Habits [video]

How can use to help your child develop the skills and habits she needs to be successful? Learn some proven strategies in this video.

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