Signs of Dyslexia

Signs of Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects an individual’s ability to read, write, spell, and speak. It’s not always easily detected in early elementary school. And if you’re like some parents, it may be confusing if your child performs very well in certain academic areas and significantly struggles in others. To make it more complicating, public […]

IQ Tests for Teens

IQ Tests for Teens

In simple terms, IQ testing is the measure of intelligence. Alfred Binet, an early clinician, used many previous tests to form the basis for his own standardized tests to identify learning impairments in Parisian children during the 1900’s. Since then, there’s been much debate over what IQ tests should be measuring and if the test […]

Educational Evaluation – When to Start One

Educational Evaluation – When to Start One

Knowing when the right time to receive an education evaluation can be tricky. Your child may be showing early signs of a learning challenge, but you’re waiting to see if it’s just laziness, disorganization, or both. Perhaps your child has struggled with academics since early elementary school, but you aren’t sure where to start to get help. […]

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Nearly everyone feels amped up or nervous before taking a test. In fact it’s uncommon to experience no sense of test anxiety or excitement before a test. The challenge comes when your child feels too anxious and can’t think straight, which leads to performance interference. Although everyone feels test anxiety in a different way, here are […]