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January 14, 2019

Small Steps Are Still Steps

It’s not realistic (or fair) to expect your child to make wholesale changes overnight. Play the long game and remember...

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January 7, 2019

Maintain Focus and “Work the Problem”

“Work the problem, people.” - Gene Krantz, NASA Flight Director, Appolo 13 When it seems like everything has gone awry,...

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December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

After a long, fun break it's hard to get back into school mode. Here are two activities to help with...

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December 24, 2018

Model Flexible Thinking This Week!

During winter break something is bound to happen that will require you and your family to change your plan. Being...

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December 17, 2018

Organization Requires Memory

When it is time for your child to organize her physical materials, she has to remember where to begin and...

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December 10, 2018

Following Multi-Step Directions Takes Practice!

For students who have difficulty following multi-step directions, a list of directions may sound like a complete blur and jumble...

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December 3, 2018

A World of Possibilities via Dry-Erase Boards!

A dry-erase whiteboard is a great tool to help make things easier to visualize for your child. Whiteboards are great...

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November 26, 2018

Previewing The Exam Helps The Student Regain Control

There’s no rule that students have to start an exam on question number one. At the start of the exam,...

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November 19, 2018

It Takes a Village

Parents, teachers, coaches, guidance counselors, tutors, and many others make up the community that supports your child. Don’t be shy...

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November 12, 2018

Every Pitch Counts

Lots has been written about the Boston Red Sox after they capped off an incredible season with a World Series...

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November 5, 2018

Unplug Earlier and Sleep Will Follow

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, 41 million Americans get less than six hours of sleep per...

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October 29, 2018

A Simple Way to Model Planning and Time Management

To help your child practice planning and time management, post a family calendar in a well-trafficked location in your home....

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