What Happens in Our Brains When We Read?

Reading is not natural, but for so many of us, the pieces fall into place and we do it automatically. Humans have evolved to read and it’s crucial to everyday life, but reading delay can happen to anyone. Apart from being educational and informative, reading is one of...

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The Different Presentations of ADHD Explained

Given the differing presentations of ADHD, the variety in how it shows up in a child, you might have a hunch that your child or even you tick the box for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A diagnosis impacts those affected in their everyday life -...

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Evaluating Homework

At this point in the school year, you are probably well into a homework routine with your child. That makes this the perfect time to evaluate that time, its challenges and successes, and whether or not a change is needed. Is Homework Effective? There are a number of...

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For Struggling Readers Change Is Possible

Some Skills Are Automatic At some point in your day you will probably brush your teeth, button clothing, make a call, or walk, ride or drive to another location. Will you stop to think about the steps needed to carry out each task beforehand or is it just something...

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5 Study Habits to Avoid

Study Habits Matter Preparing for an assessment can mean added stress for parent and child. It can include arguments, tears, and frustration about what to review or where to find information. For some it’s often a lengthy and dreaded process in which the end result...

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