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5 Activities for Kids with ADHD
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5 Activities for Kids with ADHD

Children with ADHD can benefit from physical activity to help channel their energy. There has been a lot of attention paid to the disorder and the kinds of therapeutic outlets that can be used to dissipate anxiety while providing enjoyment and just plain fun. These children often face so many misunderstandings and setbacks due to lack of knowledge of their condition or lack of caring...

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The Importance of Goal Setting for Kids
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The Importance of Goal Setting for Kids

You want your child to do well in school, to have good friends and role models, and to grow into adulthood as a successful and happy person, achieving all the goals he or she set along the way. That is assuming goals were set – and set by the child. Why should it be the child who sets the goals early on and not the...

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5 Ways Gifted Children May Be Misunderstood
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5 Ways Gifted Children May Be Misunderstood

Gifted children can do remarkable things, like take apart cars, build rockets or demonstrate breathtaking artistry. They can also get into trouble at school and are often misunderstood. The characteristics of gifted children often include hyperactivity, coupled with lack of focus and boredom. They may have trouble with spelling or communicating. They have difficulty making friends or fitting in to peer social circles. Teachers resent...

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Is Your Gifted Child Struggling in Social Situations?
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Is Your Gifted Child Struggling in Social Situations?

The social struggles of gifted children are often caused, not by the children themselves, but the society in which they live where certain behaviors are expected. Non-gifted peers, teachers and other adults find it difficult to accept a child who exhibits high intelligence along with personality or behavioral quirks. Gifted students are intense, emotional and sensitive. They seek detailed information and can obsess over certain...

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Pre-kindergarten Gifted Programs for Your Child
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Pre-kindergarten Gifted Programs for Your Child

The history of formal education began with the one-room school house that served all the children in town with one teacher. As the town grew and more students were added, the school expanded to multiple rooms. The decision had to be made on how to divide the students into these different rooms. It was determined that age would be the measure to divide the students...

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Making Gifted Education Decisions with Your Child
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Making Gifted Education Decisions with Your Child

Parents are the stewards of their children’s education. They prepare their children for school and enroll them in the school they decide is best for them. They stay abreast of their children’s progress as they advance from grade to grade. Parents also monitor general levels of interest and involvement in school activities. If the child is gifted and talented, or is special in some way,...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
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Our Oak Park location opened in September 2014. We are currently accepting applications. Interested families should e-mail or call us to schedule a tour.

 

 

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5429 Lindley Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
 
(818) 302-0808
 
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Our Tarzana location is scheduled to open in September 2016. Interested families should email or call us to schedule a tour.

 

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Our Pasadena location is scheduled to open in 2017-18 school year. Interested families should email or call us to be placed on our interest list.

 

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