REAL Changes for Struggling Students

Allison Lam Attention, Classroom, Comprehension, Core Learning Skills, Development, Executive Function, General Information, Learning Challenge, Learning disabilities, Learning Disability, Poor comprehension, Processing Speed, Sensory Processing, Weak executive function

REAL Changes for Struggling Students Have you ever fallen short on a New Year’s resolution?  Yep!  I know I have.  New Year’s resolutions usually fall by the wayside because we don’t have a strong enough reason to make the change, or we don’t have a plan to get us through the tough parts of creating a new habit. Our students …

From Struggle to Flight

Allison Lam ADD, ADD / ADHD, ADHD, Anxiety, Attention, Auditory Processing, Autistic Spectrum, Classroom, Comprehension, Core Learning Skills, Development, Developmental delays, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Executive Function, Homework, Learning Challenge, Learning disabilities, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Poor comprehension, Poor critical thinking, Poor grades, Poor organization / study skills, Poor reading, decoding, spelling, Reading, School, Social Skills, Spelling, Test anxiety, Tutoring, Uncategorized, Weak executive function, Weak oral or written language, Writing

From Struggle to Flight Dragon’s Teeth in Maui is one of my favorite places in the world.  Here in the coves created by lava flow, you can see sea turtles battling the currents and undertow as the waves pound in and out.  They are incredibly resilient and just keep going no matter how much they are tossed around. I am …

Can You Hear Me Now?

Allison Lam Anxiety, Auditory Processing, Classroom, Comprehension, Development, Learning Challenge, Learning Disability, Social Skills

Can you hear me now?? Wait…What?…You’re cutting in and out. Recognize this conversation?  Of course you do.  We’ve ALL experienced a bad cell phone connection. And it’s incredibly irritating, anxiety-provoking, attention-destroying, and short-lived.  We lose our comprehension as we unsuccessfully try to connect the dots, so we hang up and try the call again. But what if that’s what life …