How to Set Your Child Up for Success in the New Year

The New Year offers a fresh start to set new academic goals with your child. This collaboration will provide the opportunity to affirm their successes and struggles from the first semester and provide insights for setting new goals for the coming year. Ring in the New Year by starting off on the right foot will […]

The Importance of Physical Activity All Year Round

Physical activity is a vital component in a child’s healthy development. We know that regular exercise fosters a child’s physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Understanding how physical activity affects the mind is an important factor when we consider the rising number of kids identified with learning and behaviour problems. Physical inactivity not only jeopardizes physical […]

Is Your Child Spending Too Much Time On Their Electronic Devices?

Today, we’re all enamored by technology. We take our devices everywhere we go. While technology presents numerous learning opportunities for our children, the gadgets we rely on everyday can also become addictive. Though it may seem like the most effective way of diverting a child’s attention, overusing our tablets and smartphones can be harmful to […]

Building Confidence Before Bad Report Cards Continue

We all know the familiar emotions that transpire on report card day. There are few things more satisfying than seeing your child present their grades to you with pride. But many of us have also witnessed the look of disappointment on our children’s faces when they feel their marks are not where they should be. […]

Why Handwriting Needs to be in Your Child’s Curriculum

Some have argued that handwriting has become obsolete in today’s tech-savvy age. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. Recent brain scan studies have demonstrated that early handwriting skill helps kids learn to read – an effect the keyboard does not emulate. But it doesn’t stop there. Learning to write cursive can and will […]

Handwriting Helps With Brain Development

As a parent, we often take for granted that our child’s development is so closely tied to the workings of the brain. As most parents are aware, wellness checks with your family doctor encompass an overall review of your child’s physical, emotional and behavioral development. Developmental milestones are used as benchmarks for doctors and parents […]

ADD Misdiagnosis Linked to Vision Disorder

Children With Eye Problems May Be Misdiagnosed With ADD Rare is the parent who is not familiar with the term ADHD. If your child has not been diagnosed with ADHD, you are likely to be acquainted with someone who has. A wide variety of resources and information are readily available via the internet. As a […]

Academic Development and the Merit of Cursive Writing

Every child enters their school years equipped with the capacity to learn. Every teacher sets out to engage the full potential of every child’s capacity to learn. The school curriculum provides the framework for which the teacher and student will endeavour to learn the curriculum objectives and standards. Literacy being a core objective is considered […]

Signs and Symptoms of ADHD

Distinguishing between what is “normal” child behavior and that which is indicative of ADHD can be a tricky and disheartening process. As a child enters his or her school years it is normal to encounter a spectrum of emotions and behaviors. As parents, we can often find ourselves over scrutinizing our child’s emotional landscape and […]

Treatment for Kids with Messy Penmanship (Dysgraphia)

If a child is experiencing trouble writing, then they could have dysgraphia. An awkward grip, sloppy penmanship and letter spacing problems are common signs of this learning disability. Children with dysgraphia may also have another condition like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. What is Dysgraphia? Dysgraphia is a disorder that affects a child’s writing skills. […]

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Determine if your child's messy handwriting problem will cure itself, or if waiting will only making it worse.

STEP 1: One-On-One evaluation with an Occupational Therapist to identify your child’s specific handwriting challenges.

STEP 2: A customized plan of action is developed to resolve challenges discovered in the evaluation.

STEP 3: Private instruction restores your child’s confidence and classroom success.

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