Anxiety in the Age of Gun Violence

When mass shootings and random gun violence dominate headlines, it’s not surprising for kids (and parents) to become nervous about their safety at school and other public places. But it’s challenging to allay your child’s fears when we’re anxious as… Read the rest

Are You Ready For Summer?

By Leslie Josel Summer break is upon us. It can be a busy time for everyone, so here are a handful of tried and true tips to help you make the transition from the structured school year to the less… Read the rest

Best Organizing Apps for Busy Families

By Leslie Josel The end of a school year is a natural time to get organized. If you’re that person, who constantly talks about it, but can’t bring yourself to get started, I’ve pulled together my favorite apps and websites… Read the rest

Prom Pressure: Just Say No

By Liz Jorgensen, CADC It’s prom season—the time of year when common sense goes out the window with teens and many parents, too. If you’re committed to your child’s popularity or keeping up with the Joneseswhen it comes to setting… Read the rest

10 Tips for Happy Holidays

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D The holidays are always exciting, but for some children with learning challenges, the excitement can be overwhelming. Following are a handful of hints, tips, and strategies to ensure that your family’s holidays are merry and bright.… Read the rest