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Benefits of Playing Chess

Benefits of Playing Chess

Ten Big Brain Benefits of Playing Chess 1. It can raise your IQ 2. It helps prevent Alzheimer’s 3. It exercises both sides of the brain 4. It increases your creativity 5. It improves your memory 6. It increases problem-solving…

Social Practice with Peers

Social Practice with Peers

King’s Speech and Learning offers an onsite visit of a licensed speech-language pathologist to enhance your child’s social skills. For children with relatively mild social language challenges, the best environment for social practice is within natural contexts, such as day…

Generation Y in the Work Place

Generation Y in the Work Place

With my oldest home from college this weekend, I noticed how frequently my very confident Gen Y criticized me regarding the speed in which I mastered just about any electronic task such as completing a Google Search, or looking for…

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…

Common Myths of Asperger’s or is it the Male Species?

As any of my female readers who have  middle aged husbands know,  the male species is wired differently than the female species.   It is no wonder then, why any woman venting to her friends about her husband’s lack of ability…

Boys’ Social and Learning Challenges: Gaming to Re-engage for Learning

As a special holiday tribute to all of our favorite boys out there, I am offering a 3 part series  on the social-emotional  and learning challenges young boys face in today’s culture.  The post below is the first of a…

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…