Entries by Ilana Gershlowitz

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How to make friends at school?

Making friends, requires a number of skills. Maintaining friendships, can also, be a tall order, especially if children are missing social skills. If a child has social skills deficits, they tend to play alone as they loose confidence in their ability to make friends. Its therefore easier not to attempt social interaction because for the […]

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Having a hard time with homework? We can help you.

Is your ADHD child having a hard time with homework? We understand doing homework for your child can be painful at this moment in time, but this can change. Once we identify the missing skills necessary for homework independence and teach those skills, doing your child’s homework can become much less stressful for both parent […]

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How to improve your child’s untidy handwriting

Illegible and untidy handwriting is common in children with ADHD. The good news, is that there are many ways to tackle untidy handwriting and to improve a learner’s fine motor skills. Even though they know what to write, they struggle with writing it down neatly. You will often hear from a teacher, “Sarah’s writing is […]

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How to improve your child’s sustained attention

Children with ADHD find it difficult to maintain sustained attention. The good news is that it is possible to improve your child’s sustained attention. Before diving deep, let’s understand what is sustained attention and how is it different from other types of attention. Sustained attention Sustained attention means maintaining focus and attention despite distractions. Moreover, […]

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5 tips on building your child’s self-esteem

Normally, every child will have dips in self-esteem as they go through different phases of life. Pressure of starting a new school, exams, homework, extra lessons may affect your child’s confidence. Many kids have an abundance of confidence and will easily pass through their difficult stages. But if your kid is a little afraid of […]