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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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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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Math plus movement equals better learning for kids Education

Math plus movement equals better learning for kids Guest Post Jaime Neefs Instead of memorizing multiplication tables and languages the old fashioned way, CBC news reports that Dutch researchers have discovered that adding a little physical activity in the classroom can go a long way to improving math and spelling abilities. Activities as simple as running or jumping in place during repetition tasks helped students to achieve...

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PRIMITIVE REFLEXES: Is Poor Posture the Cause of Learning Delays and Attention Issues in School? Development

Primitive Reflex: Poor Posture Shows Signs of Learning Delays from Retained STNR This article contains information regarding the STNR primitive reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The way we hold our bodies affects everything we do. Posture is a large part of daily life and influences everything from focus and concentration to mood and confident body language. Just as correct posture can produce amazing results...

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HAND-EYE COORDINATION: Without Strong Hand-eye Coordination, Tracking & Reading may be Delayed Development

Hand-eye Coordination: How Hand-eye Coordination Helps Early Readers This article contains information regarding hand-eye coordination and it’s importance for reading and writing. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Hand-eye coordination is one of the most important parts of the learning process. It helps your child track the movements of their hands with their eyes, which is essential for reading and decoding. Because your child also uses their...

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