COVID-19: Use Psychology Tools to Cope

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D. Families everywhere are dealing with heightened stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic, with no signs that it will lessen anytime soon as we try to navigate new and ongoing challenges. All children—but especially those with learning… Read the rest

The New Normal: More Questions Than Answers

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D We keep hearing that when states open up we’ll be facing a “new normal.” But what exactly does that mean? And how might the changes impact your children with learning challenges? For kids with LD, NLD,… Read the rest

Measuring Learning During School Closure

By Eve Kessler, Esq. With the COVID-19 school closures, teaching has shifted from classroom, small group, and individual instruction to distance learning. Teachers and service providers are working hard to adapt to remote platforms. As parents, you are in a… Read the rest

Why Can’t I Focus?

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D. I’m having trouble concentrating. I’ve taken an informal poll of friends and they’re having problems too. I can focus on what’s in front of me, but otherwise I have trouble being present and centered. I’m attributing… Read the rest

COVID-19: 5 Tips for Online Learners

By Leslie Josel As an ADHD coach, I’ve been inundated with questions as to how students with LD and ADHD can navigate the online/virtual learning process that is their new normal. Here are a few strategies to try: Find a… Read the rest