Summer Slide or Summer Stride?

Summer Slide or Summer Stride?

A Year of Lost Ground For Many You are probably aware of summer reading and learning loss - the notorious "summer slide," where learning momentum is slowed.  This applies to the high percentage of children who don't love reading and who don't read independently over...

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Children Learning From Home – Tips and Tricks

Children Learning From Home – Tips and Tricks

How to Create a Productive Remote Learning Environment When the switch to remote learning first happened in 2020, parents had little time to prepare. However, now children learning from home could well become a regular part of the school year - for snow days and the...

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Managing the Professionals Around Your Child

Managing the Professionals Around Your Child

How to Create Visibility and Cohesion As the parent of a child with learning difficulties, you probably have more professionals in your life than the average parent. Coordinating and managing these relationships is an overlooked challenge for a parent of child needing...

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Yes, Your Child has a Right to an IEP

Yes, Your Child has a Right to an IEP

How to Win an IEP & Make it Work for Your Child Every child in the US is entitled to a free, appropriate public education. It might give you peace of mind that your child with a learning disability has an Individualized Education Program (IEP), but this is not...

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Helping Your Child Return to School Post Covid

Helping Your Child Return to School Post Covid

Social & emotional resources to support your child’s return to school Around the globe, schools are creaking back open or at least talking about that happening as we slowly emerge from the coronavirus crisis. The OECD’s Director of Education and Skills, Andreas...

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Helping Your Twice-Exceptional Child

Helping Your Twice-Exceptional Child

The double-edged sword of frustration: 2e, twice-exceptional Twice-exceptional students can hide their difficulties for years, but then can get frustrated and down on themselves easily. That makes recognizing 2e early important and makes interventions valuable. 2e....

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Our Guide On Teaching From Home

Our Guide On Teaching From Home

Working, Parenting, and Teaching - in the Age of COVID-19 If you find yourself now homeschooling your child (not by choice), you are  not alone. About a billion children across the globe are looking to their parents for educational guidance due to the COVID-19 crisis....

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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 common...

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Take Control of Your Child’s Learning

Take Control of Your Child’s Learning

When the school's timeline & goals differ from yours Raising a child is challenging enough, parenting a struggling learner - including auditory processing disorder, dyslexia, and ADHD - multiplies that challenge tenfold. This post focuses on what you can do when...

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