Starting the New Year Off Right: Homework Tips to Keep On Track

Starting the New Year Off Right: Homework Tips to Keep On Track

It’s a new year and everywhere we look, we’re inundated with resolutions! What a perfect time to take a quick assessment of your student’s education and make a plan to start the new year off right. If you got off track before the holiday, have no fear. A few keys can...
Surviving the Holiday Stress… and Helping our Kids Do the Same

Surviving the Holiday Stress… and Helping our Kids Do the Same

It’s that time of year again! The calendars are filling up, to do lists are growing, and the stress is mounting! The holidays can be a fun time, but they can also be daunting especially for those with ADHD or executive function struggles. The busy schedule and...
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...