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It’s very possible that you are disorganized because you simply have never tried to be organized.

Gifted And Struggling

If NVLD is misunderstood, these children can develop more serious emotional problems such as depression, anxiety, and phobias.

Job Prep

Ask someone you trust to play the part of the interviewer. Then, spend time rehearsing questions and answers with that person.

Teaching Gratitude

Research shows that children can learn to say “please” and “thank you” from the age of eighteen months; however, true gratitude and appreciation takes time to grow and blossom.

Adults And Friendships

When still in school, it’s easier to make friends because you are forced into social situations. As an adult, making friends can be harder – especially because your life is busy.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #39

When you see your daughter acting in a positive way, let her know.

The Joy Around You

As I delved deeper into these findings, joy started to become less amorphous and abstract to me and more tangible and real.

No Hard Feelings: Only Soft Skills

Suppression and avoidance might seem to be the easiest answers. “Let’s go back to checking our emotions at the door.” But this attitude is counterproductive.

Meetings 101

If the key to good meetings or gatherings is purpose, how to do we figure out if we have one?

The Growing Phenomenon Of Unmotivated Boys

Research shows that girls and boys brains develop in different sequences.

A Step-by-Step Guide To Resilience

For adults, this twelve-step guide can certainly be helpful in building new pathways in the brain to create resilience. But, what can you do for children?

The Midlife Blah?

With the passing of time people begin to look back on previous years and feel dissatisfaction (even if this is completely subjective and someone on the outside would think that they were doing great).

Embracing The Ups Of Down Sydrome

The assumption was that children with Down Syndrome are globally delayed, but what Professor Buckley recognized is that these children have a particular profile of learning delays and relative strengths.

Getting To Dry Causes and Treatment for Bedwetting

It is important that your child not feel ashamed. He should understand that it is something you will work with him to overcome.

How Can My Son Develop Confidence?

A child who is not assertive and accepts bullying is in danger of growing up to be an adult who is not assertive and accepts bullying.

I Think I Can’t: Learned Helplessness And Academics

It’s easy to “misdiagnose” this condition and call it laziness, but that would be a terrible shame.

Stop and Smell the [Academic] Roses

Is it any wonder that so many children do not measure up to the heavy expectations placed on their young shoulders?

Academic & Social Skills Insights #38

All children, especially those with ADHD, crave routine.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #37

Not only do children who read proficiently have an easier time in all academic areas, they also are more capable in social situations.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #36

If she has required summer reading, be sure to balance the books she is interested in with those on the list.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #35

Behavioral issues come into play, frequently turning twice exceptional children into “problem students” – even as they are head and shoulders above the crowd intellectually.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #34

For those who are introverted, being with people often feels like it is sapping their energy – even if they themselves have great social skills.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #33

Many doctors and psychologists describe this anger as an integral part of growing up.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #32

Often, teenagers need to see beyond their own lives; doing community services is a great way to broaden their horizons and do some good!

Academic & Social Skills Insights #31

Many of the characteristics you describe: repetitive physical behaviors (blinking or closing his eyes), social isolation, and violence against himself and others are symptomatic of autism.

Does Childhood Depression Exist?

Whatever the numbers, anxiety and depression in a person of any age are conditions too serious to ignore.

Reading, More Than Your ABCs

Many schools and professionals have only one method or set of methods for remedying reading or language problems. Students who don't fit that profile exasperate those who are working with them.

Competition: Who’s Really Winning?

What easier method to ensure that they are really studying their brochos than by sponsoring a schoolwide brochos contest with much fanfare?

Behaviors That Push Away Peers

Deep down Chaim is miserable and his parents are at their wits’ end.

Liar, Liar

In truth, we all try hard to be absolutely honest. We even point out a mistake in our favor to the cashier checking out our groceries.


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