Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD impacts school

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), commonly called ADD, includes symptoms of inattention (difficulty paying attention), hyperactivity (a lot of extra movement), and impulsivity (doing things without thinking). We often hear ADD, when talking about… Read More

Common Core State Standards for Math: How Parents Can Help Kids Prepare

Forty-five states, the District of Columbia, and four territories have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS are intended to standardize what children are expected to learn across the nation…. Read More

Preparing Preschoolers for Kindergarten

This fall my son will be starting kindergarten. Our whole family is excited about this transition and we have been preparing for it for some time. Here are some of the things… Read More

Communication Activity: Butterfly Catching Game

Building communication skills in children is a goal that many parents share.  Finding ways to enhance these skills that our children find fun and engaging can be a challenge.  Here is a… Read More

Communication Activity: Butterfly Catching Game Directions

Directions to Play Butterfly Catching Communication Game Place all of the pieces “butterfly side up/conversation side down” on the floor. Select a player to go first. The player selects the butterfly of… Read More

Communication Activity: Make Butterfly Catching Game

Butterfly Catching Game Materials Directions to Play Butterfly Catching Communication Game Directions to Create Game Cutout round butterfly pieces from the Butterfly Sheet. Use the Butterfly pieces as a stencil and cut… Read More

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