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
Helping Complex Learners Foster Friendships In the movie Toy Story, cowboy doll Woody and action figure Buzz Lightyear started their relationship with plenty of misunderstandings and conflicts. But by the end of the movie, they are BFFs, having fun and being there for each other in the good times and
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
Helping Your Child Build Executive Function Skills Does your child struggle to remember the instructions you just told him? Does she have a meltdown every time things don’t go as planned? Does it look like a hurricane blew through his room no matter how many times you ask him to
Every year special education professionals, classroom teachers, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and parents gather at The Wolf School for a singular purpose – to increase their knowledge of children with complex learning and attention issues and share strategies to support the optimal cognitive and social growth of Complex
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
5 tips to help make homework time easier! Homework. Is this a word that conjures more fear than a horror movie, more anxiety than a dentist appointment, more avoidance than cleaning the bathroom? Is it a time of day that means frustration, struggles, tears, arguments, and defeat in your home?
Back to School Communication for the Best Year Ever! Word on the street (and in the educational journals!) is that positive parent-teacher relationships contribute to your child’s success in school. This may seem obvious and at the same time somewhat hard to manage, especially if your child has complex learning