Being a parent of a child with any disability, physical or emotional, comes with its challenges. When out in public, most parents would hope that a stranger will stop to open the door for a child in a wheelchair or have patience when talking with a teenager who has a …Read More »
Parents want the best education possible for their children. But when you parent a child with special needs, deciding which school will best support your son or daughter’s needs is not easy. We spoke with educational planning experts who specialize in understanding the academic and social-emotional needs of neurodiverse …Read More »
Parents can help their children study for a test or memorize content—or make another day of virtual learning a bit more interactive. Mariale Hardiman, professor and director of the Neuro-Education Initiative at Johns Hopkins University School of Education, offers the following tips: Make learning visible Encourage children to draw …Read More »
Your friend puts you in charge of party decorations because she claims she’s “not artistic.” When we categorize ourselves as creative or not creative—left-brained or right-brained—we simplify the processes in the brain that are really quite complex and often not isolated to one area of the brain. Despite what …Read More »
Thanksgiving 2020: It’s Time to Celebrate New Family Traditions What can you do to ensure a safe and festive holiday?
Thanksgiving is traditionally the time when we give thanks for the opportunity to slow down and spend quality time with the people we love. We crowd around the dining room table with our extended family, often adding a folding table or two at the ends to seat as many people …Read More »