Archive for December, 2014

What’s Going On Inside the Brain of A Curious Child?

Why do birds fly? Why do people sleep? Why? Why? I have a six year old grandson that never stops asking why and this is a good thing! I came across this article posted on Reading Rocket’s November newsletter and found the information quite interesting. So, I wanted to pass it along to you. The […]

Psychomotor Overexcitability or Something Else?

Here is one of my favorite people in a “performance” of his own choosing. He is gifted, funny, energetic, and often on the verge of being in trouble. Fortunately, his parents and teachers recognize that his need for movement is his psychomotor overexcitability–not a disorder that causes him to “misbehave.”  He has parents who make sure he […]

10 Holiday Stressors for Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

I was reading a blog by Amanda Morin in the latest issue of UNDERSTOOD and thought that this blog could provide timely information for teachers and parents/families and could also provide some insights to what we all can do to help kids with disabilities cope during this holiday season.  I share her information with you to help […]

Helpful and Compasionate Things to Say at an ARD Meeting

This is an excellent article from Westminster Technologies.  http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2014/11/25/10-helpful-and-compassionate-comments-heard-at-an-iep-meeting/#.VH-HnH4EOjk.email

White House Summit on Early Childhood Education

The White House Summit on Early Childhood Education is streaming live right now at the following link! Tune in now if you can. If not, hopefully this will be recorded and we can view it at a later date!www.whitehouse.gov/live/white-house-summit-early-childhood-education