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  • July 9, 2019
    I mentioned earlier in the newsletter that my son will be attending camp for a month this summer. Believe me, this was a very difficult decision to make, and I eased into the idea over the past two years.
  • June 26, 2019
    As is often the case over summer, I was recently contacted by a parent of a young adult diagnosed with ADHD who had just finished his first year of college. Despite doing relatively well in high-school (with extensive supports and accommodation), the young man failed most of the classes he took his freshman year of college, and was placed on academic probation.
  • June 19, 2019
    We have completed another academic year! As a mom, I have seen my oldest challenged more than he has ever been as he scraped through his second year of college. Although very smart, school is just “not his thing,” but he is determined to earn a college degree.
  • May 2, 2019
    Understood.org is one of the first websites I recommend to parents whose child has just received a diagnosis of a learning and/or attention disorder. The website states: “Our goal is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues.
  • April 1, 2019
    In February of 2019, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Learning Disabilities Association of America’s 56th Annual International Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. The title of the talk was: “Addressing the Emotional Challenges Associated with Learning Disabilities; Fostering resilience and a growth mindset.”
  • March 27, 2019
    This is my response to audience, client, and student requests for more encouragement, support, and information about learning and attention disorders. My goal with this mailing is to get you some good information and point you to a couple helpful resources concerning attention and learning disorders in under a five-minute read. I welcome your feedback!