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Expert Advice: “How can I help my child with homework when school starts?” - Tulsa World

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Expert Advice: “How can I help my child with homework when school starts?”
Tulsa World
The school year is around the corner, and it's a good idea to have a conversation with your child before school starts about homework. Where and where will it take place? A desk, in their room, at the kitchen table? Right after school, before supper ...

Preparing Children With Autism, ADHD, & Other “Special Abilities” To Transition Into Middle School - CBS Miami

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Preparing Children With Autism, ADHD, & Other “Special Abilities” To Transition Into Middle School
CBS Miami
For children with Autism, ADHD, and other “special abilities”, this dramatic change of life is even more traumatic than for their NT (neuro-typical) peers. As life is full of many unforeseen challenges, the unpredictability of daily interaction is ...

Educators stress importance of summer reading - Petoskey News-Review

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Educators stress importance of summer reading
Petoskey News-Review
“There's also kind of a theme,” Grochowski said. “Community and seeing outside of oneself. Kindness has been a big theme in picture books this season and also kind of diversity in general. Not just diversity in skin tone but of location and learning ...

Help for parents of kids addicted to social media and phones - NEWS.com.au

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Help for parents of kids addicted to social media and phones
NEWS.com.au
SOUTH Australian mums and dads are increasingly turning to parental-control tools in a desperate bid to manage their children's online and social media activity and protect them from online predators. ... not new, the surge in uptake of this type of ...

Engage with your hearing impaired child - The Star Online

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Engage with your hearing impaired child
The Star Online
When your child comes to you with a problem, think before you react. Try to put yourself in your child's shoes and step away from being the parents. An 'implanted' child might feel different from his normal hearing friends. Tell him that the hearing ...

Google's New Parental Control App Has a Flaw: Puberty - New York Times

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Google's New Parental Control App Has a Flaw: Puberty
New York Times
The only consensus among parents about the right age for a child to have unfettered access to a smartphone is that there is no magic number. But if you sign up for Family Link, which is Google's new parental controls software for managing children's ...

Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning - The Atlantic

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Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning
The Atlantic
Much to the researchers' delight, the results confirmed their expectations. Their “profoundly gifted children” indeed grew up to be an impressive group. The majority completed doctoral degrees from some of the best universities in the world (which ...

Helicopter or lawnmower? Modern parenting styles can get in the way of raising well-balanced children - The Independent

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Helicopter or lawnmower? Modern parenting styles can get in the way of raising well-balanced children
The Independent
Helicopter parents, as the name suggests, spend a lot of time hovering. They always stay close to their children, ready to swoop in and direct, help or protect (usually before it is needed). Lawnmower parents are one step ahead of their children ...

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Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know - U.S. News & World Report

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Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know
U.S. News & World Report
In short, executive functioning has to do with the ability to plan, organize and execute daily tasks, says Dr. Marilyn Griffin, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry and medical director of the Comprehensive ADHD Clinic in the University of ...

Is my teen with ADHD ready to drive? - Philly.com

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Is my teen with ADHD ready to drive?
Philly.com
For most teens, obtaining a driver license remains an important goal. Parents ask me how they should approach this when their teen has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Parents correctly recognize that characteristics of ADHD – inattention ...

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