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Protecting Children from Cyber Bullying
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Protecting Children from Cyber Bullying

Bullying has gone viral. No longer limited to pushing and shoving, it has taken to the airways and cable lines to become a major technology problem affecting millions of children nationwide. Cyberbullying has become a serious threat to the physical and emotional well-being of all its victims. Cyberbullying comes in many forms, including cell phones, tablets, and computers. It appears in emails and text messages,...

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Look for these Common Signs of Bullying
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Look for these Common Signs of Bullying

Bullying is one of the most serious problems in schools today. Over 13 million young American children will be bullied this year, making it the most common form of violence against young people in this country. It includes abuses that are physical and emotional, and with the Internet there exists a growing menace of cyberbullying on unsuspecting children. 160,000 children skip school every day because they...

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It’s National Bullying Prevention Month
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It’s National Bullying Prevention Month

Years ago, kids and teens might get mad and say “I’m going to kill you” and not really mean it. Today however, they might. The threat is no longer idle. Bullying and cyberbullying have grown to alarming proportions and have become major risks in today’s society. This is the new form of violence against children of all ages. Parents, teachers and other adults interfacing with...

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Characteristics of Autism Which Reflect Giftedness
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Characteristics of Autism Which Reflect Giftedness

Autism, long perceived as a negative, is now being viewed as a representation of the strengths and interests uniquely suited to workplace success for autistic people. There is no doubt that autistic children are dysfunctional in many environments. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty with language and emotional development. They have trouble communicating with others in a “socially acceptable” way. They have trouble...

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Why Gifted Children Often Feel Too Much Pressure
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Why Gifted Children Often Feel Too Much Pressure

There has been a lot of research on how parents deal with gifted children. There has also been research on how educational systems address the needs of children who show extreme intelligence or ability in some field of study. Sometimes the system works. Sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes parents do the right thing, and sometimes they don’t. How do you know you are really nurturing your...

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How Autism Can Be Hidden by Giftedness
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How Autism Can Be Hidden by Giftedness

Prodigies continue to amaze us. We are all astonished at the three-month-old who is speaking to siblings or the seven-year-old whose paper was accepted for publishing, or the young vocalist with the perfect pitch, or the young artist whose work is being shown at the local galleries. We admire the young student who has devised a new math discipline or the chef/scientist who understands the...

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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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