- Published: Tuesday, 11 December 2018 00:03
Authors: Smart Speech Therapy LLC
“Wait, Lee, you forgot your lunch…” But she was gone, her car visible only for a second before disappearing down the hill. Here we go again. In the rush to make it out the door and get to her college class on time, lunch was a regular casualty—even when she took the trouble to make it the...
To escape criticism—do nothing, say nothing, be nothing....
December 7, 2018
As the holiday shopping season enters full swing, the American Academy of Pediatrics has released a well-timed clinical report1 on the best toys to support child development, executive functioning, and self-regulation. And the winners are clear: low-tech classics that propel creativity, movement, and personal...
Hey, Holiday Anxiety. I’ve grown accustomed to your sister, Everyday Anxiety. She’s pretty bad. But you are a life-ruiner, a magic-stealer, a joy-thief. I hate you.
The week before Thanksgiving, you make your grand entrance with worry, lumpy mashed potatoes, and sweaty fear. You are my constant, unwanted companion...
Authors: Burgeoning School Psychologist
…Thank you. Thank you from the deepest pit of my heart.
I am sorry that I didn’t sound enthused when I answered the phone. I knew it was the school and was preparing myself for what you were going to say. I feared you were calling about his subpar PARC scores, his 2 weeks’ worth of unfinished classwork,...
Simple words, carefully arranged, stick in the memory and influence action long after they have been read....
Authors: National Association of Special Education Teachers
Tablets and other mobile computing devices are part of everyday life, but using them can be difficult for people with paralysis. New research from the BrainGate* consortium shows that a brain-computer interface (BCI) can enable people with paralysis to directly operate an off-the-shelf...
Think of the time and effort we could save if we simply did our assessments, gathered the relevant parties, and then had an engaging conversation about our findings....
Authors: Education Week
Authors: Smart Speech Therapy LLC
November 19, 2018
Last week, the maker of Dyanavel XR presented new research that demonstrates the liquid stimulant medication is effective in reducing symptoms of attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) in patients aged 6 and older for up to 13 hours with a sustained release.
Tris Pharma, Inc., the biopharmaceutical company...
The holidays are supposed to be filled with joy. So why does it seem like they get more stressful every year?
Part of what gets us out of balance, overwhelmed, frazzled, exhausted, especially at this holiday season is our expectations. Our perceptions and thoughts actually contribute to much of our own unhappiness or feelings...
Do relatives offer you unsolicited parenting “tips” at every family gathering? Or, you find yourself overreacting to your child’s every minor slipup?
Navigating the challenges of ADHD can add extra stress to holiday parties. Learn how to set your child and your family up for success with this video.
Don’t waste your time and money on a brain-training program that is paint-by-numbers. Be certain you’re building meaningful skills by following this advice for ADHD brains.
Choose a brain training program that targets a specific, identifiable weakness. If you seem to do everything...
It’s after 9pm on a school night, and I’m driving Vivianna around town looking for a PopSocket for her cell phone.
“Dad,” she says, “We really don’t need to keep looking. I probably need to get home and get ready for bed.”
“Let’s just try one more place,” I say.