October 27, 2015

Understanding what learning disabilities feel like

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Special web tools and videos to help you and your family understand your child’s challenges By Kathy Kuhl October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month. It’s also ADHD Awareness Month. And with just a few days left, I didn’t want you to miss the special opportunities you have to learn more about challenges your child may […]

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October 20, 2015

Accommodations for struggling writers

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By Kathy Kuhl  [Part 3 on helping struggling writers. Part 1 is here, and part 2 here.] A woman told me her son had been accepted into a good college even though he had the handwriting of a six-year-old. Happily, this sharp young man and his mother knew how to get accommodations to get his thoughts on paper. Can […]

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October 13, 2015

Kids, trauma, and PTSD: Book Review

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Does My Child Have PTSD? What do To When Your Child Is Hurting from the Inside Out by Jolene Philo Book review by Kathy Kuhl Kids with PTSD? Isn’t that just for soldiers and civilians caught in combat? Jolene Philo explains why not—and much more—in this excellent book. [Kathy’s series on teaching struggling writers resumes next week.] […]

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October 06, 2015

Strengthen your child’s writing ability

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By Kathy Kuhl [Part 2 on helping struggling writers. Part 1 is here.] If your children struggle to write, you need a two-pronged approach. You need to strengthen their areas of weakness, that is, to remediate. You also need to work around their specific areas of weakness so they can get their words out and improve […]

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