Phonics or Balanced Literacy: How Does Your School Teach Reading?

Sold a Story: How does our district teach reading?

I was an active member of my school’s PTA over 20 years ago. I became aware that my district was using a highly regarded balanced literacy/whole language reading program to teach children how to read. This same program was being used in most schools nationwide.  As parents, we were concerned that our children were not … Read more

Finding a proper diagnosis and effective treatments for ADHD – not always easy.

I recently received a call from a parent in the midwest who was looking for support for her teenage daughter.  She lives a few hours outside of a major city and, like many, had consulted the internet in her search for help.  She felt she had exhausted all of her local resources and was still … Read more