Celebrating Transformation

Briana Hurst Development, Developmental delays, General Information, Homeschool, IEP, Learning disabilities, Learning Disability, School 0 Comments

It’s mind-boggling for me to think about, but 33 years ago, when I was still in my twenties, I opened the learning center to help smart but struggling students become better readers. While our understanding and techniques have developed tremendously over the years, the joy of watching frustrated children and adults transform into confident learners is every bit as strong!  …

Should My Child Be Tested for a Learning Problem?

Briana Hurst Classroom, Development, General Information, Homework, IEP, Learning disabilities, Learning Disability, School 0 Comments

Moms are very astute when it comes to their children, so when something is not right, moms usually know. Typical children feel overwhelmed or unhappy about homework at times. They may even come home saying they feel stupid or hate school once in a while. But when an otherwise happy, energized child routinely whines, sobs, and wilts at the thought …

ADHD or APD?

Briana Hurst ADD, ADD / ADHD, ADHD, Attention, Auditory Processing, Classroom, Development, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, IEP, Learning disabilities, Learning Disability 0 Comments

Could Your Child’s “ADHD” actually be an Auditory Processing Disorder? Does this describe your child? Struggles to focus in a noisy environment Trouble paying attention in class Zones out in conversations Has difficulty following directions Fidgety and easily distracted Delayed response to questions Social, emotional, or behavioral problems Lower academic performance Sounds like ADHD, right?  But what if it’s not?  …