Working on attention span and focus with your child this year? Why not try some games? But what are some practical games for children with ADHD and attention challenges, you may ask? How do you get your child to sit still long enough to play a game? Pamela Seeds, M.SC., PH.D. shares some top notch ideas that are sure to keep you and your children enjoying some playful fun together while working on the skills
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This week we want to help teachers prepare for the upcoming school year with a video on how they can support the students who may be showing signs of Dysgraphia.  It’s the perfect time for teachers to think about ways they will support their students in September. Things like larger pencils or pencils with special grips, speech to text software, computers and even additional time to complete written work. Why is this important? Because when
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When you first suspect a learning disability, you want to get as much information as possible. In this quick video presented by Sick Kids’ Trusted Answers, Dr. Tricia Williams from The Hospital for Sick Children, tells us what we need to know in What is a Learning Disability? If you would like to know how a child with a Learning Disability is assessed, you will appreciate the follow up video in which she presents How
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For anyone who has ever asked the question “What is it like to have ADHD?”,  ArdelleVision gets personal by sharing a very raw reflection in  What is ADHD Like: A Day in the Life.   At the :32 second mark in, you can see that this is going to be an intense, in-depth look at what it can really be like. Ardelle allows herself to be vulnerable and you cannot help but connect with her when
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The decision to tell your child that they have a learning disability can be an anxiety-ridden one. What will this do to their self-esteem? Will this destroy their self-confidence? How do we tell them so that they know they are not alone and there is support out there for them? Marcia Brown Rubinstien, MA, CEP has written Educating Your Child About LD on Smartkidswithld.org . It shares great tips on telling your child about their
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