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 learning

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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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Complex Learners: What to Look For

As parents and educators, we understand that one size does not fit all. Your child might approach social situations slowly while someone else’s child jumps right in. One student learns best with verbal prompts while another does better with visual cues. Right out of the gate, children display preferences for how

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