Building a Relationship Bridge: Processing the Unexpected Diagnosis Together

Building a Relationship Bridge: Processing the Unexpected Diagnosis Together

Inattentive ADHD is the rather silent sister of the more gregarious and apparent hyperactive ADHD. As such, it can often go unnoticed for a number of years. Because it can go undetected, it isn’t unusual to become apparent in the teen years. As if growing up wasn’t...
Clear Language and IEP’s: A Critical Pairing

Clear Language and IEP’s: A Critical Pairing

Ambiguous language choices can get us into a whole heap of messes. Don’t agree? Well, consider the following scenario. You’re invited to a dinner party at your neighbors’ house and you spend the afternoon baking a cake. You stop to chat with your neighbor and they...
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Bridging the Social Skills Gap to Promote Friendships

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Bridging the Social Skills Gap to Promote Friendships

Ask any parent or teacher and they will likely say one of the top three things they want for their child or student is a few solid, kind friends. We promote kindness, watch children’s shows that demonstrate being a good friend like Mr. Rogers, and plan play dates to...
SUMMER CAMP SERIES 1: Tips for Avoiding the “Summer Slide”

SUMMER CAMP SERIES 1: Tips for Avoiding the “Summer Slide”

We’ve likely all heard the phrase “the summer slide”: that phenomenon where kids tend to forget by September what they knew in May! Research has shown some startling statistics regarding declining reading and math skills over the summer months: When kids don’t read,...