There have never been more therapists, psychologists, developmental pediatricians, and neurologists who have been more eager to label your preschool-aged child. Receiving a diagnosis of a learning disability --nonverbal learning disability, asperger's, auditory processing disorder, "on the spectrum", the list goes on. Parents can easily seek reports from professional after professional, spending thousands of dollars … Continue reading Preschool Learning Disabilities Diagnoses
Does My Child Need an ERB Tutor to Get Into Private School Kindergarten?
No. When he is older, your child may need a tutor for physics, BC Calculus, Mandarin Chinese, marine biology, or any other subject with which you the parent lack expertise. But luckily, it's different for the kindergarten ERB. You and your skilled babysitter can handle preschool / kindergarten skills. You don't need to outsource this … Continue reading Does My Child Need an ERB Tutor to Get Into Private School Kindergarten?
Best Books for Moving to New York City: Public Schools
Moving to New York City? As an educational consultant who helps relocating families find Manhattan and Brooklyn schools, neighborhoods, and enrichment activities, people often come to me for book recommendations. Here are some of my favorites for NYC transferees and residents looking at NYC public schools: New York City's Best Public Elementary Schools: A Parent's … Continue reading Best Books for Moving to New York City: Public Schools
Does this Child Have a Receptive Language Disorder?
UrbanBaby's school board featured this post today: Dc had a Verbal vs. Performance gap on her ERBs (79 & 94). I took her to see an ed. psych. and the conclusion was that she may have some receptive issues (e.g. doesn't listen to the whole question, or picks out part of the questions w/o integrating … Continue reading Does this Child Have a Receptive Language Disorder?