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11.01.18
Have you noticed lately that your child’s grades are slipping, homework is a battle, or just getting to school is a struggle?  These could be signs that your child may benefit from a tutor to get them back on track for increased confidence and school success.  The following are a...
10.26.18
Linda Martin, M.Ed., CAGS, AOGPE ,  offers a valuable resource with her list of the top ten books on Dyslexia for parents and teachers.  This list highlights the learning struggles as well as visual strengths commonly associated with children and adults with Dyslexia from the perspectives of scientists, educators, and...
10.18.18
Besides focusing on ADHD, the month of October is also Dyslexia Awareness Month.  Isn’t it interesting that these two conditions affecting so many children should share a month of study and discussion so early in the school year?  How are they connected?  If your child is diagnosed with one of...
10.17.18
Studies indicate that 5% of children have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, otherwise known as ADHD.   Although the name of the neurodevelopmental disorder has changed over the years (i.e., past names included hyperkinetic impulse disorder, minimal brain dysfunction, and ADD), the key symptoms involve significant challenges with inattention, hyperactivity, and overall behavior dysregulation...
10.12.18
This week is dedicated to OCD Awareness Week. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent intense obsessions and/or compulsions.  Although many of us experience some thoughts or fears that seem intrusive, the key to OCD is that these thoughts and compulsions consume excessive amounts of time, cause...