Lately, I find myself giving the same speech. It takes me a while to get the language right in explaining difficult concepts about child development,…Read More
Sleep. So Hot Right Now.
I presented this evening on the power of sleep for children and learning at one of my schools. Inadvertently, I became my own case study…Read More
Special Education, IEPs, and Due Process, Oh My.
For those of you who missed it, here’s my appearance on Learning and Laughter with Louise on the topic of special education. I did this…Read More
The Greatest Assessment on Earth!
For those of you who don’t know what a school psychologist does, a big part of our job is to assess children for disabilities. A…Read More
When I first started my clinical practice at a Children’s Hospital, I got referrals left and right to assess children for “Sensory Integration” disorders. The…Read More
Study Skill O’ The Week: Dingers!
Back in the 20th century, when I was in high school, I had this social studies teacher who would give away all the test answers…Read More
Study Skill O’ the Week: Swatters!
“If it’s not fun, they won’t learn!” – 5th grade teacher, Inner City Elementary I overheard this teacher say this the other day, and I…Read More
I recently got in a fender bender in my car, which I could blame on my dog for being so cute in the back seat,…Read More
Auditory Processing (Psychoeductional, Part V)
This next post in the series on Psychoeducational Assessments (Background History, Testing Observations, Intelligence/Cognition, and Visual-Motor Integration,) has been extraordinarily daunting for a number of…Read More
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Golden Years
Recently, I saw a movie in which two kids, about age 10, were walking along a path and the following dialogue ensued: Young Boy: So…Read More