Parent Teacher Conference Tips

Allison Lam Anxiety, Classroom, General Information, School, Social Skills

  Parent Teacher Conference Tips Conference time can create all kinds of anxiety for parents. It’s not your turf. You’re not sure what to expect. Here are a few tips: Go in prepared. Have your questions or concerns written down. Build rapport from the start by sharing something your child likes about the teacher or the class. Assume the teacher …

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 …