Organizational Essentials for Back-to-School: Practical Strategies That Stick
At this time of year, magazines and blogs are filled with back-to-school topics. 3 Ways to Get Organized Quick!, 5 Ways to Start the School Year Out Right. I clicked on one blog post about getting and staying organized, just to find eight “sponsored” screens of advertisement with everything from Organized Living’s filing systems to JC Penney’s underwear. Really, not that helpful...
So, all of this got me thinking, what are the “essentials” for starting out the school year? For many families, it means new school supplies, clothing, clean calendar pages, and the excitement of the new school year beginning. But, what does it look like after a few weeks especially for the family whose child struggles with a learning disability or ADHD? What “essentials” can be put in place?
Over the years, Springer School and Center (Cincinnati, Ohio) has incorporated organizational and study skills strategies in its parent education seminars. These classes offer practical, concrete structures that are critical for the typical learner and truly...ESSENTIAL... for children with LD, ADHD, and Executive Dysfunction. To help make this “back-to-school organizational system” more than just another well-intended resolution, click here for some handy tips.
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