Kristy Baxter, M.A., is a former head of the Churchill School in New York City and cofounder of Camp Northwood, a sleepaway camp for children with learning disabilities in Remsen, New York.
Bob Cunningham, M.A., Ed.M., serves as in-house advisor on learning and attention issues at Understood.
Mark Griffin, Ph.D., was the founding headmaster of Eagle Hill School, a Connecticut boarding and day school for children with specific learning disabilities.
Rayma Griffin, M.Ed., has spent 40 years working with children with learning and attention issues, both in the classroom and as an administrator.
Ginny Osewalt is a public school teacher in New Jersey, where she is certified both in elementary education and in special education.
Jim Rein, M.A., has lectured around the country on postsecondary options and summer programs for children and young adults with learning and attention issues.
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I think stick-to-itiveness is difficult to say for a young child such as mine. She is 5 but if I use...Read More
Headphones with music helps my husband.
We also use the dining room table and I make sure the siblings do not interrupt him. It's seeming to...Read More
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soft music also helped me during my college years.
Our daily home school mantra is "Keep that train on the track!"
It all started when I, after severa...Read More
I think I might have to borrow that!!
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I'm gonna borrow that as well! Excellent practical and example
Ours is "try your best, and be honest with yourself". The most important thing I try to my son is y...Read More
@Cateland, @Santosfamy: These are both great, creative family mantras! Thanks for sharing!
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