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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Surviving Social Media

Surviving Social Media

  3 Tips to Manage Social Media and Your Complex Learner It feels like technology changes at the speed of light. You may have just gotten used to well-known platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube when suddenly you hear about Snapchat, WhatsApp, Tumblr, and Live.me. It’s easier than ever

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Snack Attack!

Managing Your Child’s Snacking Most kids (and adults too) love to snack. Afternoon meetings suddenly aren’t as tiring with the promise of snacks. Playdates and sleepovers are made memorable with special snacks. “I’m starving,” is a common outcry when your child arrives home from school and that after school snack

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Trick or Treat?

Halloween: Trick or Treat?

Making Halloween happier for everyone! Take weeks of kids talking about costumes, numerous parties in school and in the community, constant Halloween movies on TV, stores filled with noisy orange and black decorations, and a candy explosion everywhere you go. Now add in a child who’s prone to meltdowns, is

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