social confidence

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

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…

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…