Resources Tagged With: learning differences

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Types of Students & Classroom Structure [video]

Learn more about the students and classroom structure at Sand Hill School. Read more ›

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Collaboration with Specialists [video]

See how teachers and specialists at the Children’s Health Council work together to meet children’s needs at Sand Hill School. Read more ›

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Your Child Faces Challenges: What’s Your Journey? [video]

Do you have a child with a learning a disability or inattention challenges? Hear from parents who have “been there, done that.” This parent panel of strong child advocates share their story of how they worked long and hard to get their children with learning disabilities or inattention (ADHD) ready for college and beyond. Read more ›

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What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism is a group of developmental brain disorders, collectively called autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The term “spectrum” refers to the wide range of symptoms, skills, and levels of impairment, or disability, that children with ASD can have. Some children are mildly impaired by their symptoms, but othersare severely disabled. Read more ›

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ADHD Treatment Beyond Medication

Written by Vivien Keil, PhD, Neuropsychologist and Clinical Director

https://stage.chconline.org/resourcelibrary/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Adhdmedication202.jpgThis question came in response to “Does He Need ADHD Medication?”

A good plan will vary based on the biggest challenges your child is facing. But even the best plan will only be as effective as its implementation. Read more ›

Does He Need ADHD Medication?

Written by Glen Elliott, PhD, MD
Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director

My son was recently diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). He’s seven-years-old and often has trouble focusing in class. It seems like he’s getting in trouble every day, either for being disruptive or for distracting the other kids. Read more ›

At-Home Strategies to Teach Your Struggling Student

homework blackboard-928381_1280Your daughter has a large report due next week. She’s distressed and doesn’t know where to begin. You know that she chronically procrastinates. Your son shows you a low score on his multiplication test. He’s discouraged and doesn’t want to study. You don’t want your children to flounder, but how do you help them without taking over their schoolwork? Start by teaching kids strategies that they may not have learned in school. Read more ›

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Is Your Child a Slow Reader or Are They Dyslexic?

dyslexiaSara swept her vibrant red hair out of her face as she smiled up at me, clearly pleased with herself and seeking praise for the fact that she had completed her reading beautifully. What a change from the tentative reader I had met one year earlier. Read more ›

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Your Distracted Young Learner

distracted learnerIs your child struggling with the same behavior challenges in school without making progress? Does he or she have ADHD-like symptoms?

You’ve just received a report from the teacher saying that Derrick had another bad week – he was too distracted to complete his work, he constantly interrupted the teacher, and he continues to bug the kids around him. You’ve talked to the teacher until you’re blue in the face and time outs just aren’t effective. What do you do? Read more ›

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How Creative Play Builds Critical Reading Comprehension Skills

creative playMore and more parents understand the importance of reading to young children to promote literacy. Yet many parents are so eager to advance their child’s reading fluency that they neglect the importance of imaginative play in developing critical comprehension skills. So before you start to pack up the picture books and encourage your young child to read Harry Potter, make sure he’s getting plenty of opportunity to play.

Why is play important and what kind of play develops the foundation for literacy skills? Read more ›

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