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September 14, 2020

Decades of research show that avoidance behaviours typically result from a lack of skills needed for problem solving, managing frustration and mental flexibility. 

This is a follow-up, interactive session will again be led by Rick Smith, EdD, PsyD. and Melissa Ortega Giglio, PsyD., to address the feedback comments, and further support and discuss regarding​...READ MORE

August 23, 2020

Avoidance and procrastination have typically been thought of as intentional or subversive, which often results in parenting approaches that focus on motivation through reward and punishment programs. If these strategies no longer seem to motivate your child, this discussion is for you!

Join our live video discussion with Rick Smith, EdD, PsyD. and Melissa Ortega, PsyD. ...READ MORE

The classes will be led by experienced Reading Specialists from the USA.  A multi-sensory approach to reading and an individually tailored reading and writing program will be used to enhance the child's literacy skills and confidence.  The format is highly individualized instruction that is complemented by small group interaction with a teacher-student ratio of 1:3-4.


Effective reading and writing instruction can prevent or improve reading and writing difficulties in many youngsters.  Children with SpLD such as dyslexia, dysgraphia and/or AD/HD may need...READ MORE

April 27, 2020

While medications can be very useful in alleviating inattentiveness and impulsivity in school and at home, as well as providing a window to allow children and teens to work on his/her areas of weaknesses, parents are often concerned about the side effects and frustrated by the confusing information about the choice of medications.

Join our live video discussion with Dr. Fanny Lam, Specialist in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics...READ MORE

March 24, 2020

Resiliency is not simply a trait that you are born with, but something that can be taught and promoted through behavior, thoughts, and actions.  


Join our live video discussion with Dr. Janine Domingues, a clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute, USA...READ MORE

February 10, 2020

For chronically distracted teenagers, consequences and criticism tend to damage relationships and inevitably lose their impact.  Goals, behaviour contracts, rewards etc. seem to fade just as quickly.  So what works best?...READ MORE

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