October Challenges

October can be a difficult time for kids. Halloween is on the horizon, which can cause a mixture of emotions, the demands of school are increasing, and there can be a late year bout of environmental allergies to further add to any frustration and feelings of discomfort. Although most kids love Halloween, even for those … Continue reading October Challenges

Handwriting Group Starts September 18

Registration is now open for our next Handwriting Group. It will run from September 18 to October 23. The group meets each Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm. This group is ideal for kids ages 5-10 who need to work on improving writing legibility, letter reversals, correct pencil group, and correct formation and spacing of letters.

Why writing by hand could make you smarter

Article via Psychology Today. Looking for help with handwriting? Our after school group starts March 27. Have you ever tried to read your physician’s prescriptions? Children increasingly print their writing because they don’t know cursive or theirs is simply unreadable. I have a middle-school grandson who has trouble reading his own cursive. Grandparents may find … Continue reading Why writing by hand could make you smarter

Sleep disorders & behavioral issues

An article in the Washington Post has highlighted a new theory into some diagnoses of ADHD - they may actually be an undiagnosed sleep disorder instead. Growing evidence suggests that a segment of children with ADHD are misdiagnosed and actually suffer from insufficient sleep, insomnia, obstructed breathing or another known sleep disorder. But the most paradigm-challenging idea … Continue reading Sleep disorders & behavioral issues