This article originally appeared on http://www.mylowrites.com. As if the junior year of high school weren’t stressful enough, now, students and their parents have to choose between two college admissions tests. The SAT and ACT are college admissions tests accepted by every university and college in the...

Dr. Blythe Grossberg (co-founder of Themba Tutors), recently wrote two new books. The first deals with strategies for helping those with ADHD called Focused: ADHD & ADD Parenting Strategies for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder So far it has received rave reviews on Amazon. Here's some more...

Researchers at the University of Washington presented findings that suggested that providing the same sort of special educational support for students with dyslexia and students with dysgraphia may not be effective. Data they collected identifies "structural white matter and functional gray matter differences in the...

Lehman College's Department of Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences has an upcoming Continuing Education Workshop on Friday, March 27, 2015, entitled "Written Language: Assessment, Treatment, and Alignment with the Common Core" presented by Themba Tutor's Dr. Anthony Ph.D., CCC-SLP in the Lovinger Theater. This workshop...

Themba Tutors works with students of all ages with executive functioning disorders. 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 central executive functioning disorders become more organized, better...

Recent research coming from the University of Montreal's School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology has shown a connection between oral language and writing difficulties. According to an article in Science Daily, "[c]hildren's future writing difficulties can be identified before they even learn how to begin...

Themba's "Math to A Higher Power" involves individualized instruction over the summer by a learning specialist to help students in grades 3-12 review cumulative math concepts they have not understood and prepare for the next school year in math. Our customized approach uses the student's...

By Melissa Erickson [caption id="attachment_576" align="alignleft" width="300"] Reduce anxiety in your test-taker by making sure they’re prepared. Things will go a lot more smoothly. BIGSTOCK PHOTO[/caption]If your child suffers from test anxiety — butterflies in the stomach, gnawing on the pencil, feeling shaky or sweaty —...