Multisensory teaching uses as many of the senses as possible, including taste, smell, touch, sight, hearing and movement. In most multisensory lessons, students engage with the material through a combination of different senses.
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Audiobooks are helpful for many people, including struggling readers. This article provides a list of some of our favorite titles.
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For many students, college is something that is assumed. However, given the costs and time involved in college, it can be very helpful for parents to consider whether their teen is indeed ready to take that step. Please consider the following infographic to help get your adolescent ready for higher education. 3,496 total views, no […]
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It’s really hard to be a student You don’t have a choice over how your day goes. You have to ask permission for everything. It’s easy to feel like your day is full of people trying to catch your mistakes. You are constantly being evaluated. You have a full day of class, then a full […]
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The first few weeks of school can be great, but they can also bring challenges for kids and parents. Changing from the relaxed schedule and feeling of summer to the routine and structure of school can be hard for some children. Here is information to make this transition go better for the first few weeks […]
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Many people have heard about audiobooks, but very few realize how helpful they can be. Audiobooks can introduce a new world of reading for many people. Oftentimes, after work or school, people are restless or physically tired. Additionally, some people are reluctant to read, and would rather watch TV, use electronics, or do anything else. And some […]
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“Just like our fingerprints, people are all different. It’s no surprise that we learn differently too.” The above explanation is one that I often provide to young people when they are diagnosed as having learning disabilities. I also explain to them that most of the time, our schools teach the most common, and sometimes the […]
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Children starting kindergarten or returning to elementary school often experience school anxiety. Think of it as starting a new job or returning to work after a long vacation. Here are some strategies to minimize school anxiety and help your children start a great school year! Getting Ready For School · Practice the skills your child […]
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Ideally, preparation for the beginning of the school year should start a few weeks before that moment. A lot of things help a child prepare for that time, and as parents know, it’s not just about the school shopping.
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Being a kid with social anxiety isn’t easy. As adults, many of us still have difficulty sitting down at a table and introducing ourselves to a group of strangers. In fact, many of us can say that if given the choice, we would likely choose not to be in that situation. Remember that your child […]
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What is an IEP? An Individual Education Program (IEP) is a written plan stating what educational services a child will receive and who will provide the service. An IEP is a legal document. It is based on federal law. The IEP can have goals in the areas of education, health, behavior, social skills, speech, and […]
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Threats to school safety are an increasingly common fear. Many parents have expressed concerns on how to respond to lock-downs, threats, and reports of violence at their child’s school. Given the high number of reports of school violence in the last number of years, as well as the 24-hour news coverage of these events, people are […]
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