Homework battles, whether once a week or every day, fighting your child to complete their homework is a dreaded chore.
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Category: language-based learning disorders
We connect with others through sharing our personal narratives. Poor verbal storytelling skills in people with Asperger Syndrome often go undiagnosed and prevent them from participating effectively in social, academic, and work environments.
Speech-language therapy strengths your brain. Struggling to motivate children and teens with speech and language disorders is an ongoing concern. Many learn to navigate around their deficit using strategies, but others avoid learning risks at all cost. In therapy using interests and games is a popular motivator, but using these tools does not teach students […]
In a recent article in Attitude magazine, a magazine that offers strategies and support for people and their families with ADHD and LD, a mom created a Facebook birthday event for her son with Asperger syndrome. No one wanted to come to her son’s 13th birthday and her son was upset. She decided to with […]
Parenting is a hard job. When your child begins to have difficulties with homework, parents often panic. Is it my fault? What can I do? Our minds, race.
Twice gifted students with learning problems can go through their entire academic career struggling with school work, but unable to receive services.
If language is the foundation for academic achievement then what do language challenges look like in everyday life? There are many areas that can impact language including word finding, auditory processing, comprehension and As a speech therapist one of the most telling signs of word finding problems in children and adults is the frequent use […]
The foundation of language chart above provides a simplified view of language development to show how early language development supports future academic achievement. Because we so often take language for granted and schools often downplay the impact of speech and language challenges after the third grade, it is easy not to realize, that even small speech […]
“My son is not confident”, says a concerned Mom at a picnic I’m attending. She goes on to say, “He seems to have difficulty understanding what people are saying and responding to them in an appropriate time frame, so he is struggling in college.”unica
Recently, I took a 30-hour intensive refresher training in Orton-Gillingham, a preferred method of instruction for people with dyslexia, given by the Institute of Multi-Sensory Education.