Must-Have Apps for Dyslexic Students

For students with dyslexia, work that requires reading and writing can be daunting, and it often saps the enjoyment out of school. Fortunately, more and more families and schools are discovering assistive technology (AT) and the ability it has to lessen stress and...

Circle Time Ideas for Kids Who Can’t Sit Still

Why Kids Can’t Sit Still During Circle Time Kids are built to move and sometimes, when provided with the right alternative seating, they can give their bodies the wiggling they crave without distracting everyone else during instructional time. Circle Time Ideas for...

Tips to Help Going Back to School after Winter Break

For most students, January means a return to school after a winter vacation. With holiday festivities, late movie nights and sleeping in behind you, it is time to get down to business this month. These tips will help you get your family in the back to school mode and...

Early Signs of Learning Disabilities

Becoming aware of the warning signs of learning disabilities and getting children the necessary help early on can be key to a child’s future. Learning disabilities affect one in seven people according to the National Institutes of Health. Parents, therefore,...

Development Boosting Gifts Ideas for Kids

Kindness Elves — These elves are a wonderfully different tradition for teaching the joy of giving to kids, especially at Christmas time!  With a new suggestion of a way to be kind each day, they are magical and fun at the same time!  The perfect way to support social...

Ways to Inspire the Teen Brain

The teen brain is in a vulnerable state. It is primed to fall into addiction, delve deeply into depression and seek out risky situations. However, the teen years are also a prime time for developing long-term, necessary strategic thinking skills, the foundation for...