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Is Your Child Affected by Auditory Processing Disorder?

Auditory processing disorder (APD), also known as central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), has received an increased amount of public attention over the last few years. Any time awareness about a relatively unknown condition increases, misconceptions abound. So, what exactly is APD and could it be affecting your child? What Is Auditory Processing Disorder? APD is …

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5 Things To Keep Your Child’s Brain Engaged Over Break

We invest in our children’s learning all year long, whether it’s through private school tuition, extra lessons and therapies outside of school, or flashcard practice at home. While breaks throughout the year can be a welcome relief from routine (at least for the kids!), you don’t want to lose the learning momentum that has taken …

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An 8th Grade Student Relates Her Experience To A Butterfly Breaking Out Of A Cocoon

At the end of every school year, 8th grade students are challenged to write and deliver a speech at graduation. Read one student’s experience and hear the hope she has for her future contrasted with the uncertainty she felt as she entered Pathway School. My experience at Pathway has kind of been like a butterfly’s …

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Read, Read, Read!

Your kids have worked hard all year long – don’t let them lose ground over the summer! Studies show students will actually lose reading skills over summer break if they do not read. Struggling readers are especially at risk of losing up to 3 months’ worth of progress. Over the course of multiple summers, those …

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Getting Your Kids To Talk: New Questions To Ask About School

“How was your day?” “Fine.” “What did you do?” “Nothing.” More than just a tired back-and-forth, this conversation can be frustrating. You want to know what happens during the many hours your child is in school. While report cards, test data, and teacher conferences give you some information, you know it is far from a …

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A Simple Way To Improve Reading: Neurological Impress Reading Technique

Looking for a hands-on, practical way to help with your child’s reading skills? Try the Neurological Impress Reading Technique. This intervention method has a student touch, see, speak, and hear the text and ultimately works on improving reading fluency and word recognition. It is not time or labor intensive, but consistency and proper technique are …

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The Upside of Having Dyslexia In The Workplace

In recent years, several news stories have highlighted the growing interest in recruiting individuals with autism for detailed, repetitive and often tech-related jobs. With a disproportionately high unemployment rate, individuals affected by autism are an incredibly large, untapped reservoir of potential talent for the workforce. The success of these initiatives will undoubtedly have an impact …

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