“I’m a Teacher and I Know Nothing”

Briana Hurst 504 Plan, Classroom, Development, General Information, IEP, Learning Challenge, Learning Disability, School

I could tell that this teacher was a good one.  She had a real heart for her struggling students and provided accommodations and supports to help them be more successful in her classroom. But she wasn’t talking about her students.  She was talking about her daughter.  When it came to her daughter – smart, social, and probably dyslexic – she …

Eliminate Academic Stress and the Need for Coping Strategies

Briana Hurst Anxiety, Classroom, Development, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning Challenge, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Reading, School, Spelling, Test anxiety

We were working on reading in phrases and she was going along well, when her face started to crumple, her eyes filled with tears, and she began breathing very quick, shallow breaths.  The stress reaction was becoming full-blown very quickly. Just as quickly, when distracted from the task, 10-year-old Serena recovered and became her friendly, precocious self, able to briefly …

Help Your Child Feel CONFIDENT and LOVE School Again!

Briana Hurst ADD, ADD / ADHD, ADHD, Attention, Auditory Processing, Autistic Spectrum, Classroom, Comprehension, Development, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Executive Function, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning Challenge, Learning Disability, Math and Dyscalculia, Processing Speed, Reading, School, Sensory Processing, Social Skills, Spelling, Writing

Parents: There is Hope and Real Solutions for Learning and Attention Challenges, Including Dyslexia   What Makes Us Different? We do what schools and tutoring don’t. We specialize in treating the root problem of learning & attention challenges by developing the weak, underlying processing & learning skills. No More Band-Aid approaches—get to the root of the problem so that you …