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August 24, 2015

Shifting your child’s mindset back into school mode

For most students, this is the last week of summer vacation. It’s certainly important to let your child soak it...

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August 17, 2015

Make a “preview” visit to a new school

Starting the year in a new school can be overwhelming, especially for a student who doesn’t embrace change easily. A...

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August 10, 2015

Establish routines

When your child thinks “summer,” she probably does not think “routine.” However, summer can be an excellent time to establish...

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August 3, 2015

School supplies and executive function

Ready or not, ads for school supplies are beginning to flood our mailboxes. Yes, it feels early, but the timing...

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July 27, 2015

Make summer writing fun by incorporating technology

Make summer writing fun by incorporating technology. If you’re traveling for vacation, urge your child to chronicle your family’s adventures...

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July 20, 2015

Summer reading blues? Task initiation strategies to help!

If getting summer reading and assignments done feels like pulling teeth in your household, you are not alone. For many...

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July 13, 2015

Summer is a great time to explore

Use this summer to explore new ideas or to take on projects that wouldn’t normally fit into your child’s busy...

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July 6, 2015

World Cup soccer and executive function

Last night’s Women’s World Cup victory for the United States was inspirational. These talented women set a goal many months...

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June 29, 2015

July 4: Time for relaxation, exploration, and rejuventation!

More and more often, students’ summer vacations are just as busy as their academic year. Their weeks are packed with...

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June 22, 2015

Practice executive function skills via summer planning

This week, many students are finishing another year of school and looking ahead to their summer plans. With excitement in...

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June 15, 2015

The benefits of “books on tape”

For some students, reading text on a page is effortful and time-consuming. Going back and forth between the book and...

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June 8, 2015

To regain “control”, generate a list

At the end of the school year, it can sometimes feel like there are a gazillion and one things to...

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