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COVID-19 Distance Learning Programs for Elementary

Girl using Distance Learning Programs

COVID-19 School Closures are creating problems for parents. Are you wondering how you are going to make it through the next weeks…and possibly longer?  Are you one of the parents who is searching for distance learning programs for elementary school kids? How do you find the right distance learning programs quickly? If your boss is asking you […]

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What is ADHD?

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a condition characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior. To be diagnosed, the condition must cause significant impairment in daily functioning in at least two settings, usually meaning a child’s symptoms are present both at home and at school for at least six months (1). It […]

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The Brain that Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

Get a free copy of chapter 3 from Dr. Norman Doidge’s book, The Brain That Changes Itself.  In this book, Dr. Doidge presents fascinating evidence of how the brain can literally rewire itself throughout the lifespan, even into old age. Brain Plasticity: Brain that Changes Itself He shows how the brain is “plastic” and can change at any age, based on […]

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Fast ForWord® Free Demo Instructions

Reading Assistant Free Demo

Instructions for the Fast ForWord Free DemoFast ForWord has a Slowed Speech Signal that Sounds StrangeFill in the form in the sidebar to get a username and password for the Fast ForWord free demo. Be sure to wear headphones when you try the demo. You will notice that the games have a slowed down speech […]

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Hearing Problems can cause a Speech and Language Delay

normal ear compared to otitis media

Hearing problems can cause speech problems and a language delay. If your baby or toddler is showing signs of a language delay due to hearing problems, don’t wait. Here are some things you can do right away. Step One: Find out if your Child is Having Hearing Difficulties Your doctor should look in your child’s ear with […]

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Early Signs of Language Delay

6 months language delay

Signs of a possible language delay can be detected in infants and toddlers. Early intervention is critical. It is seldom in the child’s best interests to adopt a “wait and see” approach. The following developmental milestones provide some important guidelines for monitoring a child’s speech and language development. Being Behind in these Milestones Suggests a Language […]

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