Top 10 Reasons to Seek Speech and Language Therapy

The ability to effectively communicate with others affects all aspects of our daily lives.  Children that struggle with any aspect of communication can feel frustrated, embarrassed, or isolated.  When this occurs, it may be time to seek professional support for your child. The top 10 reasons to seek speech and language therapy include: 1. Limited …


How Parents Can Teach Spelling and Writing

Everyone is still at home trying to juggle work, the kids, and everything else, and some parents are feeling stress about keeping up with academic skills. There are so many ways to support learning and academic skill development beyond worksheets and apps! In this article I’m going to give you some ways you can work …


Executive Function Challenges and Strategies to Improve Them – Part 3

The ability to regulate (or control) our thoughts and actions is a critical part of our higher-level thinking or executive function skills. When someone struggles with one or more of these skills then self-regulation is more difficult. In prior articles we covered the skills of planning, organizing, time management, task initiation, working memory, and metacognition. …


Executive Function Challenges and Strategies to Improve Them – Part 2

As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, executive functions are higher level thinking skills that allow us to appropriately manage our thoughts and behaviors. There are ten executive function skills that are directly related to our ability to self-regulate. In the previous article I covered the functions of planning, organizing, and time management.  …