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Online Summer Reading Program 1st - 8th Grades Improves Reading Skills

Why Summer Reading Programs?

Summer reading programs can make a huge difference for your child's future. I know you want to have fun this summer and give your child a break, too, but then you child can lose two to four months or more of reading progress.

What if you child could make reading progress instead? What if they could jumstart their reading by 30% or even 40% by spending 45 minutes to an hour a day in the comfort of your own home and make that kind of progress? It can be done!

Reading Fluency: How to Improve it This Summer

What Is Fluency?

Fluency relates to speking fluently, whether its speaking English, sign language, or a foreign language. This is your ability to express yourself with ease in a particular language. So what then is reading fluency?

How to Help Your Child Learn To Cope With Anxiety

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Childhood Anxiety

Improve Learning Skills with Family Activities

Family Activities - Fun and Improve Learning Skills Too!

Safety-Care: Making Least Restrictive Interventions Available.

Organizations working with individuals with special needs usually focus on implementing the least intrusive interventions within the least restrictive environments possible. However, at times, those terms seem to be buzz words instead of an applicable understanding of the interventions used. This can be especially difficult when we work with individuals who may present us with disruptive or dangerous behavior.

Least Intrusive Interventions

Transitioning 2 Life Skills - From HS to Adult

Meet Transition Mandates with Transition 2 Life

            What happens when your child graduates from high school with a diploma but no functional skills to live as an adult?

Organizing an Inclusive Birthday Party

Birthday parties can create fear in many parents. All the excitement, noise and sugar at the start, followed by tears and tantrums at the end. Not to mention all the expensive, catering and planning that’s involved.

But one aspect of the planning that parents shouldn’t worry over is the invite list. Should you invite the child in the class with special needs? The simple answer is, yes. Having children with special needs at the party may require a bit of extra preparation, but it shouldn't mean they miss out on an invite.

Not invited

Can Music Taste Boost or Harm Your School Grades?

I have spoken for years on how music can help learning and reduce stress while learning even if you have ADHD, LD, ASD, or are developmentally disabled. The diagnosis doesn't matter.  Music impacts all learners. Some music makes it easier to learn. The following is by Leigh Marcos. She is specifically writing about how specific music helps or hinders test scores.

By: Leigh Marcos

4 Tips To Improve Reading Skills Even If You Have Dyslexia (Part 1)

Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. Those with dyslexia typically read at lower levels that expected, despite normal intelligence. Common characteristics of those with dyslexia are difficulties with phonological processing (the manipulation of sounds) and or rapid visual-verbal responding.

Autism and Interactive Toys, A Mom's Experience

Pregnancy is a time of joy, great changes, and exciting waiting. All parents prepare for the birth of their baby one or another way. They pick wallpapers or paint color for its room, moms look through babies clothes sections on the sites, dads assemble baby’s cradle.

Parents-to-be spend hours picking the right name, beautiful and unique, they find funny variants and laugh. Future mothers learn how to breathe, fathers learn how to stay calm and support their partner.