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Suspect ADHD Symptoms

ADHD Symptoms? Suspect ADHD? Diagnosed with ADHD?

September 27th, 2016 2021-08-30T12:21:17-07:00 2016-09-27T12:10:46-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

In order to be diagnosed with ADHD by a professional, the ADHD symptoms must have persisted for at least six months and have been present before the age of 12 years according to the DSM-5. The symptoms must also be severe enough to disrupt school, as well as home life.

Learning Disabilities Help

Learning Disabilities Help for Your Child

August 29th, 2016 2018-12-12T16:02:49-08:00 2016-08-29T06:03:38-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Learning disabilities and ADHD impact between 15% to 20% of the population. That is 9 to 16 people on a street with 20 homes. That being said, according to the CDC, less that 1 in 3 children with ADHD receives both medication and behavioral therapy. And, students with learning disabilities earn lower grades and experience higher rates of course failure. Listen to find out what you can do to help your learning disabilities kids improve their skills.

rhymth band sand blocks

How to Make Homemade Instruments

June 21st, 2016 2016-06-22T00:44:11-07:00 2016-06-21T07:00:55-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Summer time is here, the perfect time to explore and make musical instruments. You can use cans or boxes with strings, rubber or leather, etc. to make them.

fun family activities, prevent the summer slide

3 Steps to Prevent the Summer Slide

June 14th, 2016 2016-06-15T00:56:48-07:00 2016-06-14T04:40:10-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Learn 3 simple to do activities that prevent the summer slide. Your child doesn’t have to lose 2 to 4 months of learning. They can even gain that instead with 3 simple activities.

Summer Reading: Top 5 Books to Read by Grade Level

Summer Reading List: Top 5 Books to Read by Grade Level

June 5th, 2016 2017-05-19T09:21:26-07:00 2016-06-05T01:04:50-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Have a summer reading plan for the lazy, hazy days of summer. Kids should be reading on a daily basis. This can happen for 15 to 30 minutes after lunch, before swimming, or before bed. Kids should be reading pleasure books at one to two levels below their grade level so they are easy to read. Get the top 5 books to read this summer too.

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Mother’s Day Family Activities Improve Memory Skills

May 3rd, 2016 2016-05-03T22:44:14-07:00 2016-05-03T22:27:37-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Family activities improve memory skills. So many kids have trouble remembering what they have read or watched or have done. Learn what you can do to help them improve memory skills.

Learning Disabilities, Parenting, ADHD, Dyslexia

Parenting Help for Learning Challenged Kids: The Behavioral Shift

March 30th, 2016 2016-04-05T03:42:25-07:00 2016-03-30T08:11:55-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
Wouldn’t it be nice if instead of trying to force your child to fit into their environment, you could learn ways to make their environment better meet their needs? What if instead of looking at rules and behaviors as fixed, we started to look at the growth your child is making? We are excited to [...]
improve writing skills, how to write a paragraph

How to Write a Paragraph With Ease

March 17th, 2016 2016-03-17T13:17:55-07:00 2016-03-17T01:37:29-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Often teachers presume their students know how to write a paragraph. They assign them to write a paragraph either in the classroom or at home and expect them to know how to do it. This makes paragraph writing difficult. Without specific instruction taught repeatedly, students do NOT typically know how to write a paragraph. Mastering any type of writing needs both practice and review, including review of the step-by-step instructions.

how to write a paragraph, improve writing skills, 7 Steps to Writing Success

Improve Writing Skills Webinar Replay Is Available

February 15th, 2016 2016-03-16T22:25:30-07:00 2016-02-15T20:47:30-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Steps to Improve Writing Skills and Have Writing Skills in Place:

Be able to write three of the four types of simple sentences? (They should be doing this by 3rd grade.)
Be able to write a five sentence paragraph? (They should be doing this by 3rd grade.)
Be able to write a descriptive, narrative, or compare/contrast paragraph? (4th to 12th graders should be doing this.)
Be able to write a descriptive, narrative, compare/contrast, argumentative/persuasive essay (7th to 12th graders should be doing this.)

Complimentary Webinar — Improve Writing Skills in Just Minutes a Day (for students of all ages)

January 30th, 2016 2016-03-16T22:19:50-07:00 2016-01-30T22:27:20-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
HowToLearn.com is hosting a complimentary webinar to help every student improve their writing skills. Did you know that 73% of eighth and 12th graders are NOT proficient in writing? Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET is sharing five techniques to improve writing skills in just minutes a day in this complimentary webinar on Feb 9th at 5pm [...]
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Homework Help: It’s Time to Win the Homework Wars

January 29th, 2016 2016-08-25T01:25:38-07:00 2016-01-29T00:12:25-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

One thing to consider when you are spending a long time on homework every night is the sleep your child is getting. Are your kids getting enough sleep? You may even wonder why I’m asking about your child’s sleep. But sleep does have a huge impact on learning as well as homework? Studies show that there is a direct link between getting enough sleep and higher grades.

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Learning Challenged? Dyslexia? ADHD Kids? Help for Parents Is Here

January 20th, 2016 2018-12-12T16:22:52-08:00 2016-01-20T23:12:00-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Learning Challenged? Dyslexia? ADHD? Autism?

So many of our children are struggling in school. School work is hard, homework is hard. The arguments about homework seem to be never ending!

You just know that you want it to stop. You want learning to be easier for you son or your daughter. You may even know that 6 out of every 30 kids (average class size) has some sort of learning problem. The knowing of that is good, realizing you are NOT alone, but that doesn’t help to end the struggles.

reading, spelling, and vocabulary activities

Improve Parenting Skills and Strategies for Learning Challenged Child Telesummit

December 27th, 2015 2015-12-28T22:52:12-08:00 2015-12-27T23:58:47-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Parenting Skills and Strategies for Your Learning Challenged Child FREE Telesummit
Wouldn’t it be nice to get strategies and advice from leading learning experts from the comfort of your home? What if you were able to access these experts at no cost to yourself?

Holiday Activities Reduce Stress Over the Holidays for Dyslexia and ADHD

December 5th, 2015 2015-12-05T02:29:05-08:00 2015-12-05T01:40:36-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Holiday Activities: Keeping my children engaged over the holidays can be daunting or it can be fun. I don’t like being stressed so I always think of a plan to keep everyone engaged in a variety of activities that can be done without a ton of running around. To that end, I have created the following list of family holiday activities. Each activity builds family comradery as well as learning skills.

holiday activities for ADHD and Dyslexia

Reduce Holiday Stress…with 7 Holiday Activities for Dyslexia and ADHD Kids

November 25th, 2015 2016-02-02T23:12:57-08:00 2015-11-25T01:56:11-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
ADHD or Dyslexia...Reduce Holiday Stress... Register for the FREE Webinar NOW! Learn 7 Holiday Activities for Dyslexia and ADHD Kids You know as well as I do...holiday time can be stressful for our learning challenged kids, especially those with ADHD or dyslexia. Did you know...there are specific things you can do to lessen your stress [...]

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