November 30, 2015

HECOA Special Needs Conference Special

Two offers for HECOA Special Needs Online Homeschool Conference Listeners First, to receve a free goal-setting guide and Kathy’s newsletter: First Name Thank you!  NOTE: entering the other form (below on mobile or at left on a computer) will sign you up for blog updates, but not the goal setting guide. Second, congratulations to our  book winners! Kathy […]

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November 24, 2015

Thankful to whom?

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Everyone talks about feeling grateful this time of year, that is, when we aren’t talking about feasting, football, and all the holiday and food preparation. I’m a Christian, so I appreciate the holiday’s roots, going back to thanking God for our many blessings. I encourage you, and myself, to thank God. There are millions of gifts […]

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November 17, 2015

How a psychologist can help

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By Kathy Kuhl Sometimes our children struggle with learning, behavior, or emotional problems.  Here’s more from my interview with psychologist Dr. Richard Ruth about taking a child to a psychologist. Part 1 is here. KK: How do I know whether to take my child to a psychologist or a neuropsychologist? RR: They offer different points of […]

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November 10, 2015

Could a psychologist help your kid?

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By Kathy Kuhl Sometimes parents consider a child’s difficulties and wonder if a mental health professional might help. But they have concerns. So this fall, I interviewed Dr. Richard Ruth, a psychologist practicing in Silver Spring, MD. How do parents approach psychologists? When should we consider taking a child or teen to a psychologist? How […]

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November 03, 2015

More accommodations for struggling writers

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 by Kathy Kuhl [Part 4 on helping struggling writers. The series began here, with “Why Writing Matters.”]  Spelling dictionaries A spelling dictionary is easier to use than a conventional dictionary because it only lists words and has no definitions.They are available from many publishers, including Educators Publishing Service, which carries My Word Book and several levels of Words I […]

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