Monthly Archives: May 2012

NO-BRAINER? AT LEAST NO PRE-FRONTAL BRAINER…

Late Breaking News from Neuroscience: My particular area of interest is the intersection of stress, learning disabilities, and ADHD, and I’m excited to tell you about a fantastic article in the Neuroscience section of the April 2012 issue of Scientific … Continue reading

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LEARNING FOR EACH OTHER

To be an adult with dyslexia is often a very isolating experience. Once people finish their formal education, there is no longer a support structure outside of the family. As adults, many people feel embarrassed to admit that they have … Continue reading

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RAISING MY HAND AT THE DINNER TABLE

I grew up in a family of teachers. After long days of teaching, my parents would put dinner on the table and discuss their classes, faculty meetings, and new ideas they were passionate about. When I was in elementary school, … Continue reading

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NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF TRANSITION

When we first came to Landmark School our son was starting fifth grade. We were told by Karl Pulkkinen* that it’s never too early to start thinking about transition. Our son is now finishing seventh grade and, with just one … Continue reading

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