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April 26, 2016
Tips for parents of students with Add / ADHD

School & Your Child with ADD / ADHD

School & a child with ADD /ADHD is not exactly a match made in heaven – for anyone.  Your child may be inadvertently interrupting other children […]
April 13, 2016
A quick guide to ABA

What is ABA?

ABA is used as an Autism Intervention, But What is ABA? ABA or Applied Behaviour Analysis is most commonly known in Ireland as an intervention for […]
March 24, 2016
tips for studying coming up to major exams

Six Step Plan for Final Term Studying

Once the Easter holidays are over, things start to get very serious very fast.  The countdown to the Leaving or Junior Cert, A or O levels, […]
March 15, 2016
Easy Tips for learning (or re-learning) Irish

Irish Language Hacks for Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge has started and in a few days Lá le Padraig will be upon us. This year, with the centenary of Eirí Amach 1916 […]
March 3, 2016

How to Correct a Pencil / Pen grip and why it is so important

A few weeks ago, my cousin Trish was visiting from Dublin. Trish is a Montessori teacher and as you can imagine, it didn’t take long for […]
February 25, 2016

How to deal with Sight (Dolch) Words when Learning to Read

In 1948, Edward William Dolch PhD, of the University of Illinois, in his book ‘Problems in Reading’ identified a list of words that he believed to […]