Archive for August, 2011

You are not normal… are exceptional! By Karen Disher

Posted in ADHD on August 25th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – 6 Comments

Aiden’s ADHD journey beings as most children. He was born right on time 8lbs 3oz, healthy little boy. He hit all the milestone until the age of three, when we noticed he had a speech delay. When Aiden started playschool when he was 3 years old, no one outside our family could understand him. Most […]

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Fourth Time’s the Charm? Why should there be repeated assessments for Learning Disabilities? by Denise Goegan

Posted in Articles, Denise's Journey on August 11th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – 1 Comment

I have often wondered why those of us with LD are repeatedly assessed. In my opinion, there are a number of instances where a new assessment is not necessary. My main reasoning behind this belief is that according to the definition of a learning disability, it is life long, and therefore once found, it is […]

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Should I help my (struggling) child with school work in the summer? by Sylvia Hannah

Posted in Parent FAQs on August 4th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

Parents have often asked me IF they should help their child with schoolwork during the summer vacation and/or HOW they should help their child with schoolwork over the summer. This is another tricky question that has no simple answer. Should Summer Be A Catch-Up Time For Your Child? I’ve often spoken with parents who have […]

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