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Academic Success Program

Is your child struggling in school?  Do you believe that your child is not working up to their potential?  Is your child struggling with one, or more, of the following:

•    Classroom Behavior
•    Concentration
•    Effective Listening
•    Homework
•    Memorization
•    Note Taking
•    Procrastination
•    Reading
•    Test Anxiety
•    Test Taking Strategies
•    Time Management
•    How to study for:  HISTORY; SCIENCE; MATH; FOREIGN LANGUAGE
If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, Specialized Therapy Associates (STA) just might be able to help!  STA currently has openings in their widely […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|anxiety, back to school, Child, childhood, School|0 Comments

The Distracted Mind

The book entitled The Distracted Mind, subtitled Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World by Adam Gazzaley, MD Ph.D. and Larry Rosen, Ph.D., both of whom have videos to check out on YouTube, was published in the Fall of 2016. Thus it’s an up-to-date look at how our brains have a limited capacity for managing information, […]

By |November 17th, 2017|back to school, School|0 Comments

Parenting Teens: Setting Limits and Boundaries

Parenting a teenager is a time that proves to be difficult for many. Parents face obstacles with their children as they grow older, and let’s face it, children don’t come with an instruction manual. At some point when children reach the age of 11 or 12, many parents begin to stress over the upcoming and […]

Achieving Your Goals

We often get stuck trying to achieve our goals. We set off with noble intentions. We’ll decide that we’re going to start working out, eating healthy, go back to school, move out, obtain financial security or even just simply learn a new hobby. We see other people toting their successes and achievements and yet somewhere, […]

Back to School – 10 Tips

10 Quick Back To School Tips For Parents and Kids

Summer is coming to a close and even if kids want to forget that school exists, you can’t miss all the ‘Back to School Sale’ signs in stores. There are several ways to ease the transition:

1. Talk to your child about going back to school. Focus […]

But Mom, I Don’t Want to Go Back to School

Why do so many kids say they don’t want to go back to school? When I talk to kids, why do they all say that lunchtime, recess or seeing friends is their favorite part? And why don’t kindergarten kids get a playtime anymore?
Play is a child’s work. We need to allow children time to play. […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|back to school, change, children, Children and Families|0 Comments

The Precedent Year

Transition is something that can happen at any stage of your life, and often you look back on the last time you had to deal with a big change in order to get you through the next one. However, there is one year in particular that is typically the first transition of such significance that […]

By |October 16th, 2015|adjusting, anxiety, back to school, change, emotions, School|0 Comments

Back to School, What a New School Year Could Offer

One day I was sitting in a food court around 4 pm, and a boy about ten years old walked up to a table where his uncle and another man were sitting not too far from where I was. The boy greeted his uncle who then asked him what he had learned in school that day. […]

By |October 10th, 2014|back to school|0 Comments

But Mom, I Don't Want to Go Back to School

Why do so many kids say they don’t want to go back to school? When I talk to kids, why do they all say that lunchtime, recess or seeing friends is their favorite part? And why don’t kindergarten kids get a playtime anymore?
Play is a child’s work. We need to allow children time to play. […]

By |October 3rd, 2014|back to school|0 Comments