Strategies for Managing Procrastination

Procrastination is a problem for a lot of people, but for those with ADHD it’s pervasive. According to a post on PsycheCentral’s World of Psychology blog there are a number of reasons why people with ADHD put off today what… Read the rest

Dear Camp Director…

Dear Camp Director, Thank you for taking the time to talk with me back in December about my children, especially my older son Jeffrey, who will be attending your camp this summer. Jeffrey is a wonderful child, and I wanted… Read the rest

Leaving Special Ed Behind

It was one of the proudest yet most nerve-wracking moments of my life when my eighth-grader was declassified from Special Education. Though I knew my son was ready, it was still hard to leave behind the occupational therapy and resource-room… Read the rest

Puppy Love: Pros & Cons of Pet Ownership

For children with learning disabilities, the right pet can promote empathy and nurturing skills, encourage socialization and communication, and provide physical and emotional contact in a non-threatening way. Pet ownership, however, is not a one-way street. Some children have wonderful… Read the rest

Into the Wild for a Summer of Fun

Conventional overnight summer camps target resilient, athletic children who respond well to group control, and can walk confidently from archery to arts and crafts while singing Kumbaya. But for kids who are nonconformists, have two left feet, or need special… Read the rest