Summer Reading Plans

As we have come to the end of the traditional school year, which has been anything but traditional this year, I have started to think about how to continue the learning into the summer.   I have a reluctant reader so it is not easy to get her to pick up a book over the summer – creativity is required.   I came across this interesting idea of reading bingo.  This visual provides choice in … Continue reading Summer Reading Plans

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One-on-One Technology Coaching with Learnstyle

Special Program for Learning Disabilities Associations Clients* One free (no obligation) one-to-one, hands on, video coaching session with a personal Technology Coach can be accessed per youth.   Additional one hour sessions are available for $40+HST.    Please State your referral from LDAWC when you sign up for sessions. This allows us to gain credits towards sessions for those that cannot afford the fees. info@learnstyle.com      1-866-324-9155 For More Info about these Sessions: LearnStyle Virtual … Continue reading One-on-One Technology Coaching with Learnstyle

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Tips for your Teens & Tweens: Coping with Stress & Learning at Home

Being a Tween or Teen can be tough when life is normal.  With the restrictions due to COVID-19  it is even harder. Many important milestones, in the lives of youth, have been altered this spring. Many activities have been cancelled: graduations, trips, driving lessons, sports, clubs, etc.   Socializing and gaining independence are very important for teens and tweens.  Youth may resist help and routines suggested by parents. Future events can seem so far away … Continue reading Tips for your Teens & Tweens: Coping with Stress & Learning at Home

International Day of Families May 15th, 2020

The International Day of Families is an observance celebrated by the United Nations. The organization recognizes families as the basic unit of society. Therefore, it is fundamental that families have its importance acknowledged. Many different countries and communities all around the world organize events to celebrate the observance. International Families Day occurs annually on May 15th. Sometimes there are people who feel like family, who we treat like family, who have no traditional relationship to … Continue reading International Day of Families May 15th, 2020

Building Self-Esteem

So many kids with learning disabilities and ADHD suffer from low self-esteem.  They often feel constantly corrected and perpetually punished which contributes to their low self-esteem.  It is not easy to boost a child but the article below is a positive article on how to help support kids in this area.  The focus of these steps is on children’s natural talents, creating connections and rewarding effort.  Which step do you think might have the largest … Continue reading Building Self-Esteem