Category Archives: Parental Concerns

What is an IEP and why would my child need one?

Posted on April 28, 2016
You are involved in your child’s education, you ensure homework gets done, attend field trips and help prepare for tests, but what happens if your child struggles despite their, and your, best efforts? Students who have trouble learning or live with a disability can receive help through an IEP (Individualized Education Plan). What is an IEP? Simply put, an IEP is a custom created learning plan that addresses a student’s ...Read More

Is your child struggling socially in school?

Posted on April 19, 2016
The teenage years are often thought of as a carefree time full of opportunity and free from responsibility, but adults often forget about the social pressures that come along with adolescence. Making and keeping friends is a learned behavior and some teens are naturally socially successful while others need more practice and guidance. Kids begin the social hierarchy in school at the end of elementary school or beginning of middle ...Read More

Is my child ready for high school?

Posted on March 30, 2016
The beginning of high school is one of the biggest transitions of your child’s academic career. Your child will be challenged both academically and socially, so it’s only natural for parents to wonder if their child is ready. Knowing what is expected will help you prepare them for the trials that lay before them. What social skills are required for high school? High school students need to be more independent ...Read More