School to Summer: Tips for the Transition

When the school year ends, kids are excited. They can’t wait to leave the hallways and homework behind. But despite the thrill of those summer months ahead, the transition can be hard. For kids who have learning, social and/or sensory challenges, this change in routine can be especially difficult and

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How Wolf Changed My Life

Listen to this Complex Learner talk about her struggles and the impact The Wolf School made.  We would love for you to support our crowdfunding campaign at growwolf.org.  Be sure to donate and share on social media!

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Take a Mindful Minute: 5 Strategies to Help Complex Learners Use Mindfulness

January is over, and those New Year’s resolutions you made going into 2016 might be taking a back seat to everything else you have to do. We all have good intentions, but let’s face it; there’s a lot on our plates these days. Some mornings just getting out the door

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Move to Learn: 5 Types of Movement that Support Complex Learners

Stop by The Wolf School on any given morning and you will see students running and throwing balls in the gym, swinging on the suspended equipment in our Sensory Arena, moving down the hallway on scooters, or standing next to their desks stretching their arms into the air. Is this

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GoLocal Visits The Wolf School

GoLocal visits The Wolf School to discuss movement and learning with Head of School, Anna Johnson.

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No More Holi-daze: 6 Tips for Happier Holidays with Complex Learners

It’s that time of year. Whether it’s Thanksgiving or New Year’s, Hanukkah or Christmas, Kwanzaa or Solstice – there’s a whirlwind of activity that brings wonderful, joyful memories but also plenty of stress-filled moments. For children with complex learning profiles, the holiday experience feels even more intense. Schedules are less

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me: 7 Tips for Helping Complex Learners Make and Keep Friends

One of the hardest things for parents of Complex Learners is watching their child get left out. She doesn’t’ have any friends. He’s never been invited to a birthday party. These admissions can be heart wrenching, because regardless of the academic and educational concerns parents have for their child with

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Six Tips For Helping Complex Learners Manage Routines

Most of us have a host of routines we follow throughout the day. You probably wake up around the same time on weekdays. Maybe you prefer to skip breakfast or you always have oatmeal. You might have a standing meeting on Tuesdays or go to the gym after work. At

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Understanding My Child’s Complex Learning Profile: A Guide to Evaluations

Something’s not right. Your child is smart, inquisitive, but struggling. Maybe he’s having trouble communicating, or consistently overreacts when things don’t go as planned, or is falling behind in school. Maybe she shuts down in a group or can’t follow directions or isn’t learning to read. You know all kids

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