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PRESCHOOL DAYDREAMING, LIFELONG LEARNING

Submitted by Dana Allara, Parent Coach and Founder of Personalized Parenting The theme music to the preschool years is a seemingly never-ending chorus of “Why Mommy? Why? Mommy, why?” Young children are passionate explorers who seek out understanding and revel … Continue reading

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DEBATE = EMPOWERMENT

Submitted by Caleb Koufman, faculty member at Landmark High School When most people imagine the extracurriculars offered at a school for students with language-based learning disabilities​, such as dyslexia​, debate club is usually not among them. Just like any presumptions … Continue reading

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DANCING IN THE RAIN

Submitted by Amy Ruocco, Landmark School parent We are all faced with challenges in life, but how successfully we navigate through those challenges largely depends on how capable we view ourselves to be. Dyslexic children learn fairly early on that … Continue reading

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THE TEACHING BRAIN

Submitted by Vanessa Rodriguez, Doctoral Candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of the The Teaching Brain: The Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education We’ve been hearing long, loud, and numerous complaints about the state of … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER LANDMARK

Submitted by Stephanie Johnston, parent of a former Landmark School student All parents worry, but parents of children who learn differently worry a lot more.  From the time our son started school we worried.  There were vague worries: why isn’t … Continue reading

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ASKING FOR HELP

Submitted by Nicole Subik, Learning Specialist at Villanova University’s Learning Support Services Why is it that many of us view asking for help as a sign of failure? If you are traveling from Point A to Point B and stop to … Continue reading

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AN EMPTY SEAT AT THE TABLE

Submitted by Rick Lavoie, Author, Lecturer, Consultant Preparing Your Child (and You) for Transition to College For thirty years, I served as an administrator of residential schools for Special Needs students. One of my responsibilities was designing the Autumn Arrival … Continue reading

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