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Unfortunately, I think most adults hold, at least, a few painful memories of that horrible sound of children laughing—not merrily and in play—but at another child. I remember it clearly. I remember the humiliation of that sound and how important it was in grade school to try to avoid it. I also remember how quickly tears and anger could come when faced with it.

To some degree, it’s a part of every person’s childhood. Perhaps you tripped and fell...Read more...

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Feb 24, 2015 By Judy Hanning

 

My kids are incredibly competitive when it comes to a game of “hide-n-go” seek in the back yard, bike races on the sidewalk, video games in the evening…During the school day my kidsRead more...

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Dec 04,2014 By Judy Hanning

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Jan 13,2015 By Judy Hanning

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Feb 02, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Dyslexia, ADHD, and/or Anxiety can be contributed to inner ear issues.Read more...

Dec 23, 2014 By Judy Hanning

Do you ever hear: “Your kid talks just fine. He can’t possibly have a learning disability.” The average person may not realize that a child with Dyslexia may have great verbal skills and these skills can be utilized to assist in overcoming Dyslexia. Watch this video to see how to build on your child’s strengths!Read more...

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Dec 01, 2014 By Judy Hanning

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