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How do concussions affect learning?

Posted by Matthew Turton on Wed, Dec 11, 2013 @ 10:27 AM

If your child sustains a concussion during play or competitive sports, recovery time typically  requires one to three weeks.  During this recovery time, the brain is not functioning at full capacity, even if your child appears to be doing just fine.  This can impact how your child tolerates life developments and her education. Knowing the signs and symptoms of concussions is critical. 

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Topics: parenting, teachers, memory, warning signs, Concussion

Elementary School Warning Signs

Posted by Krystal Hundt on Tue, Apr 30, 2013 @ 02:28 PM

She had the brightest blue eyes that you can imagine, and her smile could light up the darkest of nights.  She had long vibrant red hair and her freckles (or should I say angel kisses) always made me smile.  There was a time when she would spend many nights with severe upset stomach to the point of sickness.  She did not want to go to school and her parents were concerned.
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Topics: love learning, free download, learning disabilities, warning signs

Kindergarten Warning Signs

Posted by Krystal Hundt on Mon, Apr 22, 2013 @ 02:15 PM

This month our focus is on getting early access to help or interventions. Far too often we see children, and even adults, who have struggled for years before getting help. Our goal is that by getting children help sooner, we can limit the emotional toll, stop developing behavior issues, and prevent negative attitudes toward school. It’s tough to get excited about going to school when school leaves you feeling like a failure.

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Topics: love learning, free download, learning disabilities, warning signs

Preschool Warning Signs

Posted by Krystal Hundt on Mon, Apr 15, 2013 @ 03:36 PM

One of the questions we hear on a regular basis is "How do I know if my child needs help?" Today we are going to start answering that question for the early years. Over the next few weeks we will specifically look at older children as well. When looking at children in the Preschool and Junior Kindergarten level, these are some of the areas that could raise concern:

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Topics: love learning, free download, learning disabilities, warning signs

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