Dys – What?
Dyslexia is a fairly well-known term in today’s society and people understand it to mean difficulty with reading. This simple statement captures the essence of this learning issue, yet if you or a loved one has dyslexia, you will want…
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects more than 11% of the child population and 4% of the adult population. It is a growing diagnosis that affects people in different ways, mainly in the ability to remain attentive, to regulate control…
Surprise! is Released!!!
My 2nd book, Surprise!, is released as of today, January 12th. I am so, so happy!!! Description: The Men in the Head® friends have lots of fun during the day. Henry, Samantha and George play on the beach, while…
Meet the Men in the Head ™
Meet the Men in the Head ™. Each character is full of fun and will delight you with their antics and abilities. Look for a story about each character. Also, there will be a new page that will…
Hearts Rattling Around Our Ankles
When our children are born, pieces of our hearts move to the outside of our bodies to live forever. Our mothers, friends, grandmothers may have told us this before we had children and we probably nodded and smiled. We perhaps…
Our Children: Differences in Learning
What May be Affecting Our Children & What Can We Do?
Is it an epidemic? Why do so many children need additional support in the classroom and in their lives? Are we exposing our children to things that are causing their brains to function in a manner that is insufficient for our societal needs and expectations?
In talking with parents, I have noted an increasing number of children involved in therapies, assessments and/or diagnoses.
On the one hand, we could say that our ever-increasing ability to diagnose, analyze and assess, combined with our informed expectations around education, makes for more occurrences of parents seeking help for their children….