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1001, 2018

Processing Difficulties in Learning

January 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Parents often share concerns with me that their student is struggling with "processing." There are many different types of processing issues. It is helpful to better understand information processing and where it can break down [...]

2911, 2017

Holiday Tips from ETS

November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The holidays are filled with fun family activities but can lead to meltdowns in children (even in adolescents in the form of grumpiness). Here are some tips to keeping it fun: Children should be kept [...]

2510, 2017

Processing Speed: What it is and Why it is Important

October 25th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Processing Speed is the fluency and speed with which one can incorporate all types of information. It is believed to be age-related and the increased processing speed that occurs with development has been linked to [...]

510, 2017

Standard Scores 101: Interpreting your Child’s Scores on Standardized Tests

October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Have questions regarding how to interpret your child's standardized testing? Interpretation varies depending on what test is used and the scale that the publisher uses. In a nutshell, all standardized scores show your child's relative [...]

2109, 2017

Study Strategy of the Week: Creative Spelling Ideas! 

September 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Here are a few suggestions on how to make practicing spelling words fun, engaging, and multi-sensory: If your child is going to practice writing his or her spelling words, he should SAY the word (sound [...]

2303, 2017

Study Tip of the Week….

March 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This week’s tip…..Help your children improve their reading comprehension skills by having them pre-read their textbooks (when they were in kindergarten, we used to call this taking a “picture walk” through a book). Before [...]

2402, 2017

Tips for Getting Homework Done

February 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Do you dread homework time in your house? You are not alone! Here are some tips to encourage better work habits for your child and reduce frustration in your home... Select a specified area for [...]

1502, 2017

What types of evaluations can be done at ETS?

February 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A: There is a wide variety of evaluation components. We can do any of these components, or all of them for a comprehensive battery. Evaluations may include.... * Classroom observations--ever wonder how your child behaves [...]

902, 2017

How can my child be a voracious reader but have such difficulty with spelling?

February 9th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

A: Recent studies using functional MRI analysis have allowed us to map the areas of the brain that we use in reading and writing. They have shown that about 20 percent of people are chronically [...]

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