Four Alternatives to Traditional School For Your Child

  Four Alternatives to Traditional School For Your Child With the recent upheaval from the pandemic, many parents are still wondering what the best environment is for their child’s education. Are their children safe in a public school environment or should they...

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Spotlight on Success

Spotlight on Success

A “special needs child” is defined by their different, non-typical educational and behavioral needs. A “child with a special need” is a unique, precious, perfect creation of God.

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What if it’s not ADHD?

What if it’s not ADHD?

Marty walks around the classroom, daydreams instead of listens, and turns in half-finished assignments if he turns them in at all. He gets off the school bus, runs to the house, through the door, up the stairs, to his bedroom and immediately whips out the video games....

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What is ADHD anyway?

What is ADHD anyway?

According to the American Psychiatric Association, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. A study conducted by the Center for Disease Control between 2012 and 2014 found that over 10% of American children ages 5 – 17 have...

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Is it Dyslexia or Something Else?

Is it Dyslexia or Something Else?

Is it Dyslexia or Something Else? Jeremy is in 8th grade and hates reading. He is the slowest reader in his class and is embarrassed to read out loud. He always has to read and re-read chapters in his textbooks to make sense of the information and to retain it -...

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Microschools: A Contemporary Twist on Education

Microschools: A Contemporary Twist on Education

What are microschools?   Microschools are the contemporary cousin of the one-room schoolhouse -  a true alternative learning experience. Microschools come in all sizes--with as few as 5 students up to 150. There’s never more than 15 in a class, an inviting...

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Why Can’t My Child Follow Directions?

Why Can’t My Child Follow Directions?

Jennifer’s teacher is concerned with her performance in school. She seems to be in her own little world during class. When called on, she responds by asking for the question to be repeated or saying she can’t remember the answer, even though the answer was just given...

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