Some educators today believe that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder falls into an executive function category.
Upon hearing that he did, the owner sent him the atarah – all shiny and new – to be returned to me. I was reunited with my father’s precious gift.
Because the children suffering from this disorder generally have wonderful verbal skills, the disability can go unrecognized for many years.
Sacrifice is the backbone of our souls. It indicates self-regulation for a higher purpose.
People definitely had stress one hundred and fifty years ago, but it was a different kind of stress.
A prominent shadchan recently articulated a dilemma she’s facing.
The real solution to bullying is to empower the bullied child.
Time outs increases compliance and positive behavior far more than other forms of discipline
Interestingly, sometimes people who have a very high self-awareness may experience intense reactions to circumstances that others might respond to more mildly.
The Joys of Yiddish, Leo Rosten defines a mentch as “someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character.”
Certainly today’s communication via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and the like, including the ubiquitous Whatsapp, has reduced the need to talk with people and communicate at length.
My teachers like me and they tell my parents that I am a great girl with good middos.
In reality, Baruch is one of many children who can be described as twice-exceptional. He is both gifted and struggling with a learning disability.
Some yeshivish couples do not believe in going out with other couples, but that does not mean that the women cannot have social lives.
Explosive children or those with ODD are easily frustrated, demanding and inflexible.
In my experience, modern schools tend to be more open-minded toward other flavors of Judaism.
I was called to the principal's office and shown a picture my daughter had drawn.
We define stress as the feeling we get when there is too much to do and too little time to do it in.