Teach your teen to make better choices, and eliminate stress while doing it.

  Photo Cred: Unsplash Teach your teen to make better choices, and eliminate stress while doing it ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Lindsay didn’t sit with me at lunch today. Will my boss understand I can’t work tonight because I have a major exam tomorrow? Must improve ACT score! Cory didn’t like my Instagram post last night. When is…

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Your Child’s Executive Functioning

An untapped source of better grades G. Reid Lyon wrote in his book, Attention, Memory, and Executive Function, “Attention, memory, and executive function play a central role in thinking, problem solving, and other complex symbolic activities involved in oral language, reading, writing, mathematics, and social behavior.” That covers a lot of your kid’s waking life!…

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What’s a Parent to Do? Tips on Helping Children with Attention Problems

If Ogden Nash was right that, “Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore,” no wonder there are so many happy children and frustrated parents. As we discussed in this week’s newsletter, focusing, shifting, and dividing attention is constantly needed throughout the day. So what’s a parent to do? Plenty!…

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ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA 2013 Fall Conference

Dr. Carol Utay, Executive Director of Total Learning Centers, was honored to speak at ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA 2013 Fall Conference. On October 8, 2013, Dr. Carol presented to 300 professionals and parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In addition to Dr. Carol speaking at the conference, the students of Total Learning…

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