Pandemic Fallout: Youth in Crisis

While we’ve seen, heard, and maybe experienced the challenges of pandemic-related school shutdowns on America’s youth, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) paints a stark picture of the mental, emotional, and physical challenges large… Read the rest

Remote Learning: A Risk To More Than Academics

A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the past year of remote learning has taken a toll on the physical, social, mental, and emotional well-being of children. The CDC survey among a national… Read the rest

Summer School: Here We Come

To help compensate for a year-plus of school closures and disrupted learning due to COVID-19, many states are planning to beef up their summer opportunities. Thanks in part to the $1.9 trillion relief package, K-12 public schools will receive $122… Read the rest

4 Ways to Build Friendship Skills

By Eve Kessler, Esq. Cultivating friendships during the pandemic requires strong social skills and self-confidence, both of which may be challenging for your child with learning differences. Caroline Maguire, M.Ed., an expert in ADHD and Social Emotional Learning (SEL), sees… Read the rest

Forging Connections in Quarantine

It is the winter of COVID-19. Many kids are at school online and in socially distanced classrooms. Months of quarantine, remote learning, mask wearing, and lack of physical contact have caused kids and adults alike to feel isolated and stressed.… Read the rest