Making School Work For Your Child


Making School Work is for parents whose children struggle to work up to their potential in school because of learning issues, problems with attention or development, or social/emotional concerns.  It offers useful information and “helpful hints” drawn from my experience evaluating children and working with parents for over 30 years.  It will focus on giving parents tools so they can help their children succeed, in school and in life. 

Please post your comments, and ask questions.  It’s what teachers tell your children—put your hand up and ask, because there are probably other parents with the same questions!

In my last blog I talked about executive functioning,  why this was the most important skill set for any child to have—and why children with special needs were especially at risk for not developing this particular “bag of tricks”. If your child is having difficulty with any of the expectations in the regular education curriculum, […] Read more »

Date posted: February 25, 2016 | Author: | No Comments »

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For parents and anyone who works with parents- here are some thoughts about the most important skills any child needs, and why it may be a struggle to develop them. First, I always remind parents that gaining executive functioning skills is not like having chicken pox—once and you’re done.  It’s more like putting together a […] Read more »

Date posted: February 10, 2016 | Author: | No Comments »

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