June 11, 2018

Students with learning disabilities are just as smart as their peers. However, when they don't receive appropriate and timely support to bolster their learning profile, they are at a disadvantage.

Students with written expression disorders or dysgraphia have unique nee...

May 27, 2018

Flashcards have been in use since the dawn of multiple choice tests, so is it time for them to go digital with everything else? With so many high school students heading into finals week, it’s important for them to have a centralized and organized location that offers...

May 17, 2018

Everyone has negative thoughts from time to time. From getting cut off in traffic to forgetting to set the alarm, we all have our fair share of stressful moments that create unhelpful thoughts. What we do with those thoughts is what makes all the difference. That’s why...

May 10, 2018

Parents can boost their child’s executive skills in so many ways, even without knowing about it. Joint reminiscing or remembering and talking about memories with your child is a one way parents can do so. The best way to think about joint reminiscing is to think of it...

April 24, 2018

Fidget cubes and spinners may be the current rage for helping kids with ADHD focus or for calming anxious children. But what about something natural and timeless? Sand has been used by cultures across the world for healing purposes. Can sand help kids? Can playing in s...

April 1, 2018

ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed childhood disorders. Statistics vary, but according to the Center for Disease Control (C.D.C.) around 9% of children had been diagnosed with ADHD in 2016.

ADHD children often underperform compared to their non-ADHD peers on mas...

March 17, 2018

Parents can prime young kids (ages 3-5) to develop rapid naming skills by playing a fun and easy game designed to help kids get ready for reading even before kids actually learn to read.

November 8, 2017

Is there help for smart students who struggle to read at grade level? 65% of fourth graders are reading below grade level according to the 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) reading test results. Learning Ally is one remarkable service available for...

October 7, 2017

It’s pretty much common knowledge that dyslexia is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent reading. But why do so many educators and parents avoid using the word dyslexia to describe a child struggling to read? This is a timely question since October...

September 23, 2017

In 2017, our family visited the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles to explore an exhibit called Play! Aptly named, the collection featured over 200 play objects dating back multiple generations. From a cozy reading nook featuring an extra-large teddy bear...

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