A child with academic challenges but strong social skills will function more effectively and be more comfortable at school than a child lacking social skillfulness, who probably doesn’t have friends, might be teased, and feels he doesn’t fit in. This… Read the rest
Many kids with NLD struggle in social situations. And since social skills are fundamental to your child’s quality of life, it’s important to help build the skills that will help her succeed.
There are two kinds of social skills that… Read the rest
The annual SXSW conference is a barometer of what’s happening at the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship. One of the topics that drew attention from a lot of attendees at this year’s Austin, TX gathering was the “Girls’ Index” a… Read the rest
School bullying is a widespread problem throughout the United States. Research shows that more than 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year; 17% of students report being bullied two to three times a month. While specific data is… Read the rest
By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D
Elementary-age children with LD or ADHD often have social challenges. They might be impulsive and bossy or miss nonverbal cues that are fundamental to successful social interactions. Many with learning differences are not self-aware. They often… Read the rest