Category Archive: Uncategorized

Aug 26

Advocating For Your Child: Back to School Tips

Tip #1: Communicate with teachers early! If things have been going smoothly for your child, you may be lulled into complacency and think that speaking with teachers during the first week of school is unnecessary or even overkill.

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Aug 22

Low and High-Tech Writing Helpers

Writing is a complex activity that involves short-term memory, visual memory for spelling, fine-motor skill, executive functioning, and other skills.

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Aug 19

Managing Paper Flow and Time

Executive Dysfunction is a set of skills seated in the frontal lobe of the brain.  It includes skills such as sequencing, planning, and organizing.  

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Aug 15

How TS Affects Siblings

Having a child with TS affects the whole family: the child, each parent, the marriage, and the siblings. The effect on the siblings is often forgotten or overlooked. This article describes the impact that having a child with TS may have on their brothers and sisters, and what you as parents can do about it.

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Aug 12

How To Avoid the Homework Wars

Respect your child’s natural rhythm. Some children come home from school and need to engage in physical activity or have a snack. Others do best getting to work right away

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