Have you ever thought about whether your young adult is ready to go out unassisted into the world? Are you the type of parent who does everything for your teenager and they let you? A friend of mine told me years ago that when he first went to college and shared a room with another […]
Generalist or Specialist – which way to go?
Generalist or Specialist – which way to go? When we’re at school we’re expected to be generalists. Every subject must be mastered and teachers put a lot of pressure on children and their parents in an attempt to make this somehow happen. Then we leave school and suddenly we become specialists in some particular field […]
Do You Feel Like Your Brain Just Isn’t Working Right?
Do You Feel Like Your Brain Just Isn’t Working Right? My clinical experience indicates that an individual’s behavior reflects the degree of access and integration of his/her brain functions. To a large degree, whether the functions are accessed—or not accessed—determines how a person behaves. Your behavior tells us the truth about how your brain functions. […]
Case Study: Special Education Classes Become a Thing of the Past
Case Study: Special Education Classes Become a Thing of the Past Perhaps nowhere are the results of the Crossinology® Brain Integration Technique more pronounced than in the case of students who, after treatment, no longer need to be placed in special-education classes. The following story about Walt illustrates the impact of such a shift. When […]
10 Tips for Fun & Easy School Lunches that Fit Your Autism and ADHD Diet
10 Tips for Fun & Easy School Lunches that Fit Your Autism and ADHD Diet By Stephani McGirr With Nourshing Journey School lunches can be overwhelming and difficult if you are new to the dietary changes that help ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). It’s not just about rethinking the standard lunch with GFCF, additive-free, […]
Connecting ADHD and Nutrition
Connecting ADHD and Nutrition By Pamela Weintraub For kids with focus and behavior challenges, nutritional shifts may work as well as, or better than, medication. Anyone who’s raised a kid with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) knows the drill: You take your sweet child to nursery school, and he runs amuck during story time. He […]
You Are What You Eat: The Role of Nutrition and ADHD
You Are What You Eat: The Role of Nutrition and ADHD First in a series By Susan McCrossin Our culture has an odd relationship with food. A trip to the grocery store shows shelves stocked full with labels that read Gluten-free, Dairy-free, allergy avoidant, Paleo, and more. Add in learning issues to this mix and […]
Back to School? Or Back to Stress?
Back to School? Or Back to Stress? Assessments – Homework – Nutrition By Susan McCrossin For many families, the start of school means heading to the local mall to purchase new school supplies, backpacks, and the latest fashion, all with the intention of providing the best possible start for a successful start of school. But […]
Helping Students with ADHD Succeed in School
Helping Students with ADHD Succeed in School Article and photo supplied by Kaplan. According to the CDC, 11% (6.4 million) of children ages 4-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD as of 2011. If you’ve ever had a child with ADHD or a similar diagnosis in one of your classes, then you know how difficult it […]
Women With Learning Disabilities
Women With Learning Disabilities Article provided by College 4 Women. Imagine having important needs and ideas to communicate but being unable to express them. Imagine feeling bombarded by sights and sounds, but being unable to focus or sit still. Imagine trying to read or add, but struggling to make sense of the letters or numbers. […]