How to Manage a Shut Down Learner

How to Manage a Shut Down Learner

Why Your Child Shuts Down and How to Respond For many children, shutdowns are a last resort, a way out of an overwhelming situation. Children want to please, and they understand that shutting down does not please parents or teachers.  And yet for many, it’s a...
Is Homework Taking The Joy Out Of Parenting?

Is Homework Taking The Joy Out Of Parenting?

Is it time for a change? If you dread homework time, you are not alone.  Learning difficulties and homework battles go hand in hand. Stress, arguments, standoffs and general frustration play out in homes every school night all over the globe.  For a very good reason....
5 Surprising Facts About Diagnosing Learning

5 Surprising Facts About Diagnosing Learning

It simpler than you think, unscrambling the jargonYour child is not keeping up.  What to do?Getting a learning diagnosis is traumatic. The terms are scary and it feels insanely complicated. You have friends who have done it, only to come back with an impossibly long...