The Dos and Don'ts of Treating Learning Disabilities

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The Dos and Don'ts of Treating Learning Disabilities

When my youngest child was diagnosed with a learning disability, I immediately started looking for everything I could learn about it. I knew that there was a lot of information available about the disability, but I found a lot of conflicting information about what works and does not work in dealing with the disability. I talked to a few other parents and they were left feeling the same confusion I was. I started this blog to help other parents understand what treatment options are available and what has and has not worked. I hope that by sharing this information, other families will get the help they need.


Making Goodbyes Easier: How To Drop Your Child Off At Daycare

It can be really difficult for your child to adjust to the idea that he or she will be dropped off to daycare. Fortunately, there are ways that you can make the experience easier for your child so that he or she can feel reassured about staying at a daycare. Don't assume that your child will continue to feel anxious after dropping him or her off at the first day of daycare because children often have anxiety over unfamiliar environments that eventually passes. Read More 

2 Reasons Why An Educational Program In A Montessori School Is An Ideal Choice For Your Newly-Diagnosed, Autistic Child

If your pre-school aged son or daughter has recently been diagnosed with autism, he or she is not alone. Current estimates are that about one in sixty-eight children in The United States have some degree of autism and children as young as two years of age can be diagnosed. If your child was lucky enough to be diagnosed early, the educational choices that you make for them are even more important than they would otherwise be. Read More 

3 Ways To Make Money With A Career In Aviation

If you are looking for a fun and exciting career to choose, aviation might be right for you. If you attend aviation school (such as Parkland College) and receive your flight license, you could use this to start your own business from the town you live in. Here are three ways you could use this license to make a good living for the rest of your life.  Offer Scenic Tours Read More 

Pros And Cons Of Starting Guitar Lessons With An Acoustic Guitar

If you're thinking of learning to play guitar, you may be displeased with a recommendation to start with acoustic guitar and learn electric guitar afterwards. "I want to play in a band, not serenade a cowgirl!" And it's true that the acoustic guitar doesn't perform well in a band setting. However, there are a number of reasons your teacher or potential teacher might recommend that you start with the acoustic guitar. Read More 

Which Type Of Private High School Is Right For Your Child

The world of parenting brings uncertainty and fear to even the most prepared and invested parent. Each stage of childhood presents new obstacles to overcome and new opportunities to explore. You've made it through preschool and elementary school, but how do you navigate the potentially treacherous waters of high school? How do you know which type of education is best for your child? Is private schooling right for your student? Read More