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Child Anxiety

Child Anxiety

How To Help Your Anxious Child Begin A New School Year by Becca Ballilnger Don’t overreact to what your child is anxious about Don’t tell them that their fear will not happen DO develop a plan of action!! Read More on Child Anxiety

Selective Mutism in Our Own Words

Selective Mutism in Our Own Words

SELECTIVE MUTISM IN OUR OWN WORDS, by Carl Sutton,  is a book about Selective Mutism (SM) by the experts in the condition: those directly affected by it. It gives a voice to people who have all too often found themselves…

Music Therapy provides a fun safe place for kids

Music Therapy provides a fun safe place for kids

Music Therapy with Miss Kallie Mondays @ 5:30 pm King’s Speech and Learning Simsbury, CT Music services are offered at King’s Speech and Learning Center as a means to accelerate verbal and social development in children who may have general…

A Break from Homework Overload

It is two to three weeks into summer and I still feel like I need to ask my 16 year old if she is doing her homework.  My daughter’s junior year of high school definitely proved to be the worst…

Multi-tasking is Hazardous to Your Health

Who would have thunk it? Multi- tasking is harmful to your health!  Yes,  Stanford University researchers  found that people who juggle different sources of electronic information do not focus or remember as well as people who work on one task…

Ending Bullying

An article in The Atlantic magazine on elementary school anti-bullying curricula is sure to be controversial. Its headline suggests the way to go is to “Fix the Victims.” But would a more accurate wording be “Blame the Victims”? Here is…

Effective Teaching Strategies for Social Issues in the Classroom

I recently asked a 23 year old client who has survived years of social awkwardness, bullying and loneliness what she remembers as the best thing a childhood teacher ever did for her confidence, and what was the worst thing one…