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Understanding a Day in Their Life

As a parent, relative or friend of someone with a learning difference, it can be difficult to truly understand the daily struggles they face. What would it be like to spend a day walking in their shoes? School, social and emotional situations and behavior are all aspects that can be difficult for them to navigate.

Below you’ll find links to resources from Understood that will take you through a day in the life of a child with slow processing …
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Don’t Let Homework Get in the Way of Your Child’s Education

Tired of hours spent around the dining room table fighting with your kids about homework?

Frustrated by calls from your child’s teachers about incomplete or incorrect homework assignments?

Overwhelmed by trying to teach your kids subjects you barely remember (or maybe never understood) from your days in school?

Is any of this really helping your child learn?

At Delaware Valley Friends School we have an approach to homework that helps restore …

Posted by Jason in Middle School, Lower School, Executive Function, Upper School, Homework on Monday February 27, 2017 at 03:31PM
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Four Strategies to Help Parents Support Students with Executive Function Difficulties

The following article was originally published in the Main Line Neighbors email newsletter on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, mainlineneighbors.com:

Every family is different but when families have children with executive function (EF) difficulties there are distinct similarities. Rooms are a mess despite requests for them to be cleaned. Homework is not completed and if it is completed it is often not handed in. Long-term projects are completed the …

Posted by in Current Research, Executive Function on Tuesday February 7, 2017
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