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Treating ADHD Through Pediatric Therapy

November 20th, 2019

Behavioral therapy is a strategy parents can use to treat their child’s ADHD. Behavioral therapy is often effective at helping a child control her impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and inattentiveness. Pediatric therapy along with at-home strategies is helpful at improving the ADHD child’s overall behavior. Pediatric Therapy for ADHD Many doctors recommend behavior therapy as a form

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Handwriting without Tears: Tips for Practicing Handwriting with your Child

November 10th, 2019

Handwriting is a multifaceted process of coordinating hands, arms, eyes and body posture. While it is undoubtedly important for writing– in fact, K-5 teachers indicate that 24 to 58 percent of classroom time is spent writing on paper — it is also a building block for many other skills. Being able to print letters clearly and

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Exercise and the Brain: How Exercise Can Improve Academic Performance for Your Child

October 20th, 2019

Think a treadmill is only good for your heart and lungs? Think again. Turns out that a mere half hour jogging on one can help a student solve problems up to 10 percent more efficiently. In fact, the more physically active that children and adolescents are, the better they perform academically. Want your child’s literacy scores to double?

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