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8 Executive Functioning Skills: Why my Child Can’t Complete Tasks and Stay Organized in School Education

8 Executive Functioning Skills: Why my Child Can’t Complete Tasks and Stay Organized in School This article provides helpful information on executive functioning skills. Educators and professionals in the child development field frequently discuss the natural responses and skills that a child is born with. Some of these include primitive reflexes, which are responses and movements that help a child transition to a new skill...

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Homework Tips: How To Make Your Kid’s Homework Go From Bad To Excellent Education

Homework Tips: How To Make Your Kid’s Homework Go From Bad To Excellent Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature homework tips in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. When your kid comes home with bad grades, it can be disappointing....

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Learning Assessment: Who is Qualified to Diagnose my Child’s Learning Challenge and Where do I begin? Education

Learning Assessment: Who is Qualified to Diagnose my Child’s Learning Challenge and Where do I begin? This article provides helpful information regarding who can conduct a learning assessment or provide an official diagnosis for a child’s learning challenges. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A happy, social five-year-old boy walks into his kindergarten classroom for the first time (we will call him Jake). It...

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Homework: How to Make Homework Fun Education

Homework: How to Make Homework Fun Guest Post Darci Maxwell Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature homework tips with guest blogger Darci Maxwell. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Chances are your kids hate doing homework — and it’s no wonder.  Math and spelling...

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Exam Stress: How to Help Your Children Cope With Exam Stress Education

Exam Stress: How to Help Your Children Cope With Exam Stress Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature tips that help children cope with exam stress. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Exams are among the most stressful life events for most college students. After...

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College Education: Will Learning Challenges Stop my Child from getting a College Education? Education

College Education: Will Learning Challenges Stop my Child from getting a College Education? This article provides information regarding a child’s ability to gain a college education, especially if they struggle with learning challenges. Many parents struggle to see a long-term academic future for their children when they’re small. Nobody can really tell how well their child will manage with their education. If your child has...

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Why Your Child’s Internal “Alarm Clock” is Causing Fidgeting and Sensory Seeking Behavior Education

Reticular Activating System: Why Your Child’s Internal “Alarm Clock” is Causing Fidgeting and Sensory Seeking Behavior This article provides information regarding the Reticular Activating System that impacts your child’s vestibular system and attention and focus. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Do you ever find yourself at a conference or seminar where you know you must pay attention to the speaker, but the longer...

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Types of Memory: Working Memory Tied to Your Child’s Intelligence Education

Types of Memory: Working Memory Tied to Your Child’s Intelligence This article provides information on the types of memory your child needs for higher learning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  After waking up one morning, I glanced at my wedding ring. The symbol of my undying love was looking rather dull and probably had layers of lotion, diaper ointment and who knows what else...

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Learning Memory: How Your Child’s Input / Output Systems Create a Learning Memory Process Education

Learning Memory: How Your Child’s Input / Output Systems Create a Learning Memory Process Everyone knows they hear with their ears and smell with their nose. But, did you know there are tiny little hairs in both the ears and the nose that help both senses gather sensory information in our environment? Everyone has hairs in their ears and nose. At the bottom of these...

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Perfectionism: Why Children with Learning Challenges Struggle with Perfectionism Education

Perfectionism: Why Children with Learning Challenges Struggle with Perfectionism In today’s society where high-stakes standardized testing, academic success, athletic prowess and excelling in the arts have become the bar for success, perfectionism is often seen as a desirable trait in a child. Sadly, perfectionism can be destructive to a child’s self-esteem, frustrating for family members, creates debilitating anxiety, and can cause students to underachieve, especially...

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