The Expert Speaker Series hosted by American Heritage Schools, attempts to answer the question of why students struggle with math. We hosted Dr. Daniel Berch, a cognitive and developmental psychologist who specializes in child development and behavior.
Children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) have a normal range of hearing but have difficulty in understanding and decoding spoken language. They may struggle to understand a teacher in a noisy classroom.
There are many kinds of learning disorders that can make it challenging for children to read. One common condition is called visual processing disorder, which is how the brain processes visual information. It means a child with 20/20 vision may not be able to distinguish between objects, symbols, or shapes on a page.
Distance learning is a challenge for many students, especially those with mild learning differences such as adhd and dyslexia. Psychologist Dr. Arthur Brand talks about the impact.
Developing early math skills is vital for a student's future academic success. American Heritage School offers several reasons why early math education matters.
Finding the right school is essential if your child struggles with ADHD, but how do you go about it? The American Academy program offers six tips for choosing the right school environment and program for your K-12 student.
Dyslexia is a learning difference that makes it difficult to learn how to read. Listen to "The Gift of Dyslexia" our latest episode on Experts in Learning Differences, A Speaker Series hosted by The American Academy, featuring dyslexia expert and educational trainer, Lauri Freeland.
Does your Dyslexic child need specialized instruction and programs so they learn to read and do well academically? Yes! We provide tips and questions to ask to ensure a school is right for your child.
It is a challenge as old as teaching itself—keep your students' attention. With our increasingly interconnected world, and distraction available at the swipe of a finger, that task remains as daunting as ever.
It is important to foster social and emotional learning (SEL) in your children during COVID-19 school shutdowns. We offer five tips for encouraging SEL at home.