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Twice Exceptional: Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities

14 Tammuz 5774 – July 11, 2014
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.

Why Not Get Together With Friends?

Some yeshivish couples do not believe in going out with other couples, but that does not mean that the women cannot have social lives.

More Than Meltdowns?

7 Tammuz 5774 – July 4, 2014
Explosive children or those with ODD are easily frustrated, demanding and inflexible.

The Modern Orthodox Educational Experience

In my experience, modern schools tend to be more open-minded toward other flavors of Judaism.

Overhauling Certain Yeshiva Hashkafos

30 Sivan 5774 – June 27, 2014
I was called to the principal's office and shown a picture my daughter had drawn.

It’s all Small Stuff; So Why Am I So Stressed? (Part I)

We define stress as the feeling we get when there is too much to do and too little time to do it in.

What Are The Common Core State Standards?

Have you noticed that your child is doing something radically different from his cousins (even if they go to a school a block away from each other)?

Conversational Lessons

23 Sivan 5774 – June 20, 2014
"Where was this guy when I was dating?"

A Special Friend

Since I did not know much about divorce in those years, I just assumed that this was the "norm." I learned later on how exceptional this family really was.

Asperger’s, Autism, and Invisibility

“If you have Asperger’s Syndrome, you are really good in your brain and your brain is wired a different way, so you are really good at drawing or school. But your social level is not high.”

For Successful Shidduchim

15 Sivan 5774 – June 13, 2014
We must be honest about whether this shidduch "crisis" is self-made, and how much of it is really a crisis at all.

When Friendships Don’t Just Happen

If your child is struggling with these skills, it might be helpful to seek social skills training.

The Burden of Silence: Understanding Selective Mutism

9 Sivan 5774 – June 6, 2014
However, for some children, the split between home and school can be severe and potentially debilitating.

More Emphasis Is Needed On Preventing Divorce

With regard to prevention, this is best accomplished by putting one's spouse before oneself in every way.

For Torah U’madda

Being a teacher requires more than just knowing the material.

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