The bell is about to ring and signal the start of another school year. Hopefully one with a little more stability and less anxiety for all involved- parents, teachers, students, educational assistants and administrators alike. It’s no secret that our children are going to need support in the aftermath of the pandemic, so we thought it was a good time to re-introduce all things IPRC- The Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) Process.   These committees
  , ,
Did you know that people with ADHD can experience things in an extreme, hypersensitive way? Emotional self-control can be a challenge and they can have hypersensitivity to things like sounds and light and even the feel of things against their skin. This doesn’t mean they’re too sensitive, it means it’s a part of their ADHD. Keath Low wrote “Understanding Hypersensitivity in ADHD” for Verywellmind.org and outlines the sensitivities someone with ADHD may experience. He also
  , , ,
If you haven’t already heard…world renowned speaker, Rick Lavoie, will be presenting at our Family Conference in October. We are thrilled to have him join us to present  “Last one picked, first one picked on… Ten ways that parents and teachers can improve kids’ social skills”. Rick not only gives outstanding presentations but he is a consultant and writer as well and I was thrilled to find this article to share with you.  “The Teacher’s
  , , , ,
As a great resource for Dyslexia information, the International Dyslexia Association Ontario  offers some sound advice in preparing your student for another school year. This week, our blog takes a look at the importance of preparation and how students can be supported in the year ahead. Check out Supporting Your Child at School.
  , ,
There are lots of ideas for fun to be found when it comes to summer activities, but what kind of activities best supports your child’s learning disability? Laura Phillips, PsyD, ABPdN has come up with a great list of ideas to keep your child motivated and engaged in her Child Mind Institute article, Summer Activities for Kids with Learning Disorders. So take the time to review them and see if you can squeeze one or
  , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *