Topic: school

Community Ed Session Demystifying the IEP Process [presentation]

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a plan that can help your child succeed in school. What are the key scores that impact scholastic competency? What should go on an IEP? Learn the answers to these questions and more in “Demystifying the IEP Process.” Read more ›

Community Ed Session Psych Testing: What Do All Those Numbers Mean? [presentation]

What is a pyschological assessment? This presentation reviews the main purposes of a psychological assessment, the types of assessments, assessment tools, factors that influence performance, and how to interpret the results. Read more ›

active children ADHD Impact of Exercise on ADHD

active children ADHDPhysical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility, and it also has an effect on academic performance. Read more ›

red tricycle Red Tricycle Online Newsletter

red tricycleRed Tricycle is a terrific online newsletter that offers ideas for cool things to see, eat, make and do with your kids in your neighborhood.  Choose the edition for your locale and browse online, or have the newsletter delivered directly to your email inbox.

Community Ed Session Bullying: What Parents Need to Know [presentation]

What is bullying, and what are the consequences? Is your child being bullied? If so, what can you do?

Learn about bullying, what you can do if you suspect bullying, and how your school can  help. Read more ›

Answer sheet text anxiety Test Anxiety

Answer sheet text anxietyYour child went to class, completed homework, and studied. He or she arrived at the exam confident about the material. But if he or she has test anxiety, a type of performance anxiety, taking the test is the most difficult part of the equation. Read more ›

school refusal School Refusal

 school refusalSchool refusal describes the disorder of a child who refuses to go to school on a regular basis or has problems staying in school.

Children with school refusal may complain of physical symptoms shortly before it is time to leave for school or repeatedly ask to visit the school nurse. Read more ›

CHCvideoresource Your Child Faces Challenges: What’s Your Journey? [video]

Do you have a child with a learning a disability or inattention challenges? Hear from parents who have “been there, done that.”

This parent panel of strong child advocates shares stories Read more ›

shy child Building Confidence in Shy Kids

shy childQ: At home, my seven-year-old daughter is cheerful and bubbly. She gets excited about doing art projects and enjoys playing with her big sister. Around other people though, she clams up, even with cousins her own age. Her teacher’s mentioned that our daughter tends to be quiet in the classroom as well. I’m worried my daughter’s shyness is keeping her from being herself around others and making friends. How do I help her feel more confident? Read more ›

checklist Taming the Disorganized Child

checklistJames, a middle-schooler, comes home from a long day at school and looks forward to downtime playing video games.  After dinner, he searches for 15 minutes to find the scrap of paper where he wrote down his homework assignments, while his mother does the same, providing help that he does not appreciate.  Upon finding the scribbled down assignment, three paragraphs on the night’s social studies reading, James shuts down. He says it’s too much.  For half an hour his mother cajoles him, trying to convince him that he can get it done while he argues back. Read more ›

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