Life Long Accommodations? I’m Not Buying It!

Briana Hurst Auditory Processing, Classroom, Development, General Information, Learning Challenge, Learning Disability, School

My mom is always on the lookout for articles from my hometown newspaper that she thinks I’ll be interested in.  A few weeks ago, she cut out an article for me about Bonnie Landau, an Ojai mom who wrote a book for parents of special needs kids – Special Ed Mom Survival Guide:  How to Prevail in the Special Education …

Pediatrician of the Month- Sept. 2017

Briana Hurst Development, Developmental delays, General Information, Mental Health Leave a Comment

PARENTS:  Here’s Someone You Need to Know Dr. Raimel Perez-Pasiliano When we meet an amazing professional who works with kids, we want you to know about it! Dr. Rai has been a favorite pediatrician of our families for many years.  She … Puts children at ease Listens to parents Goes out of her way to help families get the help …

Why Does the School Say He’s Fine When He’s Failing 2 Classes and Barely Passing the Rest?

Briana Hurst Auditory Processing, Classroom, Comprehension, Development, Dyslexia, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning Disability, School Leave a Comment

Good question! Is it because as a teenager, he looks mature and like he should have the skills to be doing better? Is it because he’s now so discouraged that he acts like he doesn’t care? Is it because his work doesn’t reflect his intelligence, making it look like the issue is just a lack of effort? A therapist in …