Learning Disabilities

Dyslexia CT

Dyslexia CT

WHATS NEW IN DYSLEXIA AWARENESS Governor Malloy announces October as Dyslexia CT Awareness Month in The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing, “The Science of Dyslexia,” on September 18, 2014 Connecticut’s Own Sally…

Judith Rosenfield recipient of Special Education Award

Judith Rosenfield recipient of Special Education Award

Judith Rosenfield, director of King’s Speech and Learning Center in Simsbury, Connecticut,  received the Spirit of SEPTO Award from Bristol Special Education PTO for her noble service in the community. On June 3, 2014 nine Spirit awards were given out,…

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…

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…

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…