Want to learn more about Tourettes? Here’s a conglomeration of my most popular Tourette Syndrome posts! Hey, everyone! Sorry for taking so long to respond to your comments. My family just finished a move across the country, and we’re finally
With the school year approaching, it’s important for parents of children with Tourettes to begin helping their children prepare. Deciding whether or not to tell peers about your child’s tics is a huge decision that your family has to make.
I can’t tell you how many parents have found out that I have an education degree to go and lament that they think their child has a learning disability or neurological disorder “He really struggles with reading, and he hates
The question is inevitable. When the question comes might depend on your child’s abilities, your socioeconomic status, or the educational facilities available to you nearby. It might depend on your lifestyle, whether you’re a traveling military family, or the type
Well, we’ve hit that long stretch that comes every school year, the one that lasts from Labor Day to the end of October with no holidays. The kids have memorized their schedules, and the glamour and gleam of school is
The more I work with children, the more I believe that hands-on learning is one of the greatest ways to help children with (and without) disorders explore the world. As much as I enjoy a good math fact competition or
There’s something I need to clarify before we get started, and that’s what the phrase, “special education” truly means. You see, when someone hears that his or her child might need special education, it’s easy to automatically assume the worst.
I’m currently working in a position where I work with over 250 students every week. With only three weeks of school in session so far, my experience has done nothing but reemphasize what I believed before: Little boys are energetic. There’s
Well, it’s coming, and all children (and teachers) know it. Bulletin boards are going back up in the classrooms, school supplies are on sale at Walmart, and everyone is wondering how on earth they’ll survive with having to be dressed and