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10 Simple Breakfast Ideas That Will Give Your Kids a Good Start to the Day

By Olivia Cheng, Guest Blogger As a parent to young children, you probably have a rather hectic start to most mornings. You might have to get ready for work and you also have to get your kids ready for the day.  As challenging as it can be, you want to make sure your kids get…
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Upcoming Webinar and E-book to Answer Questions about Online Learning for Students with 504 or IEP Plans.

By Dr. Carol Utay, TLC Executive Director Online Learning is a great and appropriate response to COVID-19 virus educational restraints. Yet, for many of our students, it has created new challenges. Students with IEP and 504 plans are not really set up with appropriate accommodations and modifications that are necessary to make online independent learning…
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IEP and 504 Plan: What’s the Difference?

By JT Kordesich, TLC After-School Program Director   If you’re a parent of a school-aged child with school challenges, the road to success can feel daunting. You could have trouble getting in contact with teachers and support staff while struggling to keep your child on task, happy, and organized. As you walk into a meeting about your child’s progress, you are presented with an “alphabet…
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How to Help Children Develop a Healthy Relationship with Social Media

  In response to COVID-19, the world of learning has been turned upside down. The heightened use of technology for distance learning has been both a blessing and a curse. Whether you’re one of the 70% of U.S. adults with at least one social media account or not, you’ve realized the double edged sword that…
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5 Easy and Effective Ways YOU Can Make IEP Meetings Successful

By: TLC Education Success Experts Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings do make a difference for our children’s success in school. Here are powerful ways you can significantly strengthen their impact. Build Relationships If you don’t get everything you want (and meetings are often about compromise), remember you will know the people involved for potentially many…
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What to Discuss Before Your Child Goes to College

By: Sarah Daren, Guest Blogger Being the parent of a young adult who’s about to go off to college can be difficult and scary. For almost two decades, you’ve done your best to teach them skills for the real world. Letting go can be one of the toughest things you’ll ever have to do, and…
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Five Tricks for Students to Improve Focus in Class

By: Sarah Daren, Guest Blogger Picture this: it’s Friday after a long week, and you’re just not feeling it in class. It’s so hard to keep your focus on the lecture, especially when you’ve got your laptop open in front of you. By the end of class, you have no idea what the teacher said,…
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Home Workouts for Teens

Exercising regularly benefits virtually everyone. However, it’s particularly important that teenagers exercise consistently. Doing so establishes a foundation that will make staying fit throughout life a much more attainable goal. That’s not to say teenagers need to spend what disposable income they have on gym memberships or fancy exercise equipment. There are in fact, many…
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Executive Functioning: Seven Ways Parents Can Help

  By: Madison Smith, Blog Editor Executive functioning, the newest buzz in psychology and education, is largely affecting children’s lives in and out of school. This set of mental skills which include: memory, flexible thinking, and self-control is crucial to managing every day life. As of late, student’s are largely experiencing executive functioning issues. Examples…
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