Posts Tagged ‘ADHD’

Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions

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Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions Rachel Ehmke Senior Writer Reposted from the CHILD MIND INSTITUTE website The first time you hear that your 7-year-old son is weak in “executive functions” it sounds like a joke. No kidding—that’s why he’s a first-grader, not a CEO. But executive functions are the essential self-regulating skills that we all use every day to accomplish […] read full post >>

Yes I Get Extra Time to Take Tests, But No You Don’t Want My Learning Disability

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Yes I Get Extra Time to Take Tests, But No You Don’t Want My Learning Disability I vividly remember the first time I had to justify getting extra time to take a test. It was my sophomore year of high school, and the other special kids and I had been cordoned off to take our finals. My crush walked by and I said hello, hopefully. “What are you getting extra time […] read full post >>

Tutoring for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Tutoring for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Themba Tutors works with students of all ages with ADHD. Our learning specialists provide these students with the tools they need to become more efficient learners. Our tutoring is strategy based and helps students with ADHD become more organized, better at test taking, and more skilled at using techniques to improve their reading comprehension, oral […] read full post >>

Finding a Qualified and Caring Professional Tutor/Learning Specialist for a Student with a Learning Difference

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Finding a Qualified and Caring Professional Tutor/Learning Specialist for a Student with a Learning Difference Finding the appropriate tutor with the right academic training, professional experience, and the ability to guide and nurture their student can be a challenge, particularly for a child with a learning difference, such as dyslexia, ADHD, autism spectrum, language processing difficulties or other issues. Anyone can tutor; it is an unregulated field. Finding the best […] read full post >>