Category Archives: Parenting

Does Your Child Need a Mental Health Evaluation?

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Young children achieve their developmental milestones through engaging in life—moving, acting, speaking, learning, and playing—and while development isn’t perfectly linear, developmental milestones are expected to occur within a certain range. … Continue reading

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Tips and Activities for Teaching Intentional Listening

By Melissa Martin, author of  Tessie Tames Her Tongue: A Book About Learning When to Talk and When to Listen How do you help children better use the appendage sticking out on each side of their heads? How do you … Continue reading

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Fostering New Interests and Nurturing Old Passions in Your Child with ASD

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Raising a healthy child with a wide range of interests and the curiosity to learn new things is a challenge for all parents and … Continue reading

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Getting Along: How to Foster the Student-Teacher Relationship

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Early in my college career, I met a woman named Kristine. I’m not going to lie: She really didn’t appeal to me. But we had several classes together and seemed to travel in similar social circles, … Continue reading

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Helping Students Handle Academic Pressure

By Barbara Gruener Hello, September. It’s that time again, another school session is in full swing. Those first magical weeks of connection and collaboration have lit students’ hearts and minds on fire and stoked their passion to learn and grow. … Continue reading

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