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 …

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 …

7 Myths and the Truth About Learning Challenges

Briana Hurst ADD / ADHD, Anxiety, Asperger’s Syndrome, Attention, Auditory Processing, Autistic Spectrum, Classroom, Comprehension, Core Learning Skills, Developmental delays, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Executive Function, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning disabilities, Math and Dyscalculia, Primitive Reflexes, Processing Speed, Reading, School, Sensory Processing, Social Skills, Spelling, Sports, Writing 2 Comments

Myth #1:  People with learning challenges just aren’t that smart. Truth:  By definition, students with learning disabilities have average to above average intelligence.  This is why it is so frustrating and confusing for all involved when otherwise typical students struggle in school Myth #2:  Students who struggle in school are just lazy. Truth:  After multiple failures, a student may give …