Ever Wonder What RTI Means?

Parents often tell us that their student is getting support through “RTI” but they do not always know what that means. With the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disability Act of 2004, Congress believed that when identifying students with learning disabilities, schools should use procedures that are more relevant to the instruction that students receive…

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Can you have ADHD without the “H”?

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association. It is the standard guidelines that are used when assessing for any mental health issues.  This manual is updated from time to time and the way disorders are diagnosed can change. Changes can also be made to the name…

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What are the Signs of Dyscalculia?

More and more people are becoming familiar with Dyscalculia.  While it sounds a lot like dyslexia, it is actually very different.  Dyscalculia affects how we do math.  With Dyscalculia, students and adults have trouble with counting, remembering math facts, and retaining math information.  These difficulties can start at a young age.  As a result, Dyscalculia…

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