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 […]

When Your Teen Talks Back

When Your Teen Talks Back

Somewhere around puberty, the giggles of childhood become huffs and sighs and your teen talks back. You notice that your teens have stopped asking you questions, and they’re questioning everything that you do. When they’re not complaining or criticizing, they’re talking back. It’s normal for parents of teens to experience these interactions. And you’re not […]

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 […]

Child Anger Management

Child Anger Management

Child anger can seem like it comes out of nowhere. One minute you are enjoying a peaceful afternoon at the park, and the next your child is screaming and upset because she can’t figure out how to manipulate a toy the way she wants. There are many causes for child anger. For some children, their temperament tends […]