teen and young adults

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

King’s Speech 5th Anniversary

King’s Speech 5th Anniversary

Grand Opening Reception in Avon   All ages are welcome to come help us celebrate our 5th Anniversary and move to Avon! Thursday October 20, 2016 5-7 PM RSVP by clicking here: Facebook Events 56 East Main Street (Rt 44)…

King’s Speech and Learning Collaborates with Jewish Family Services of Hartford

King’s Speech and Learning Collaborates with Jewish Family Services of Hartford

I was thrilled to go for a tour and meet with some of the administrators at Jewish Family Services of Hartford (JFS) a couple of weeks ago. JFS is a non-for-profit and non denominational organization in West Hartford, Connecticut which…

Fear of Public Speaking

Fear of Public Speaking

King’s Speech and Learning Center offers 5 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking 1. Accept your nerves and channel them into enthusiasm.  Pre-presentation jitters are perfectly normal. It is what you do with them that can make or break your…

The Difference Between Introversion and Shyness (Are You Getting This Wrong Too?)

The Difference Between Introversion and Shyness (Are You Getting This Wrong Too?)

Have you been told you are an introvert?  Shy? Here is an interesting article about introversion and shyness we decided to post for your interest: If you are interested in learning the differences between introversion and shyness please feel free…

Benefits to Creative Learning Through the Arts: A Research Review

Benefits to Creative Learning Through the Arts: A Research Review

At King’s Speech and Learning Center, we often use music and dramatic play to maximize progress in speech, language and social-emotional skills. We believe “A creative environment is a safe environment” to work on social skills and speaking confidence, as…

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…

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…

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…