Stronger Than You Seem

As a parent of a Complex Learner, you need to work with your child to help identify his strengths. Being able to explore his strengths, not only helps boost your child’s self-esteem but it can also help your child grow in different areas. Here are 3 ways you can help

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All About Diversity

All About Diversity

3 Ways To Explore Diversity Through Books As a parent of a Complex Learner, you want the best for your child. You teach her to look both ways before crossing the road. You share the benefits of eating fruits and veggies every day. You help her with homework or practicing

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Making & Keeping Friends in Middle School

Making & Keeping Friends In Middle School

5 Ways To Help Complex Learners Navigate Friendship As a parent, it’s in your nature to want to help your child over every hurdle and through every struggle. But as your child grows, it gets harder to easily fix her problems. It’s not hard to fix a scraped knee but

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Back To School Blues

Managing The Back To School Blues

If your child is exhibiting moodiness, increased anxiety, or more tantrums and tears than usual, she might be experiencing post-winter-break blues. Figuring out what specifically is causing your child’s behavior can help you understand what you can do to help. Take a look at 3 causes and tips to help

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Fuel Or Fury?

As a parent or educator of a Complex Learner, gaining some understanding of what nutrition best helps children regulate their bodies and improve cognition is an important piece of the treatment puzzle. Here are a few areas to consider and investigate further as you work to address the impact of

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Minimizing Meltdowns

While time off from school provides kids with the opportunity to rest, unwind, and enjoy time with family and friends, the unstructured and unpredictable nature of this stretch of time, the late nights, the full itinerary of activities, and the endless sugary snacks can wreak havoc upon your child.

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Help Complex Learners Advocate For Themselves

How to Fight for Your Life

When your child has learning and attention differences, you are his advocate early on with teachers, family members, service providers, and many others. In fact, you may advocate for him so much that you are worried he will never have the skills to advocate for himself. But part of being

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Flexible Thinking

Don’t Get Stuck During the Holidays!

When things don’t go as expected, Complex Learners can get stuck in a rigid way of thinking. This makes it feel impossible to move on with a new plan and leads to tears, frustration, and even meltdowns. When Complex learners get stuck, you will probably experience more trick than treat

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Screen Time Struggles

Screen Time Struggles

Screens provide opportunities for fun and engagement – from homework help to building friendships online – but too much screen time can affect your child’s sleep habits, attention, and mood. You know it’s important to set boundaries around screen time for kids but what should they be?

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HomeworkHelpline

Homework Helpline

Supporting the Complex Learner’s Homework Experience You know the drill. Kids don’t like homework. They want to come home and eat and play and zone-out and see friends. Homework is not on their list! But most students see homework as a necessary chore and they figure out how to get

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