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Small changes make a big difference: Handling Meltdowns and Tantrums

Small changes make a big difference: Handling Meltdowns and Tantrums

Handling Meltdowns and Tantrums Given how smart visual learners can be, it might seem reasonable and natural to use speech, verbal cues, and discussion as the primary means to help your child process their behavior and its fallout. All too often, we just want to talk...

Small changes make a big difference: The visual schedule

Small changes make a big difference: The visual schedule

Why is it so stressful for your child to get ready for school or bedtime? Are you always late for things? We’ve experienced how frustrating it can be. Our children had little sense of time and, not coincidentally, had difficulty...

Sequencing and Patterning

Sequencing and Patterning

Does your child jump all over the place when telling a story? When given a particular task or activity, these students look to the end to figure out what the finished product should look like. They often proceed to do things in their own way. As students who learn...

Fun Fridays – Make your own pizza

Fun Fridays – Make your own pizza

Fun Friday - Make your own pizza. When the kids were little, one of our favorite family activities was "make your own pizza" night.⁠ Everyone loved it. We loved it because the kids would get involved with a household task (i.e., making dinner) without feeling like a...

Improving Reading Comprehension and Lowering Anxiety

Improving Reading Comprehension and Lowering Anxiety

Improving Reading Comprehension & Lowering Anxiety The Right Mindset & Assessment Can Make The Difference Reading comprehension and anxiety issues are two common reasons why parents seek help for their children.  The two are often related. Reading...

For Your Visual Learner, Why Waiting Is Not The Right Option

For Your Visual Learner, Why Waiting Is Not The Right Option

Mom was frustrated.  She saw on our website that: Almost 90% of the first graders with a word identification problem will become poor readers in 4th grade Over 70 percent of the third graders with a reading disability will still have a reading disability in 12th grade...

Traits of Visual Learners

Traits of Visual Learners

Visual learners think in pictures—often very vivid, creative imaginations. These are often movies with a lot of action and movement. If taught to use these abilities, reading and learning for them is easy. If they are taught early to “shut it down” to learn NOT using...

Creating BOLD Goals

Creating BOLD Goals

We have seen many examples where the school sets goals for subskills, like phonics, but does not set goals for the most critical skill, which is reading comprehension. In our book, "The 3D Learner, Transform Stress to Outrageous Success for your Child" we discuss the...

Learning Disabilities and ADHD Mask Learning Differences

Learning Disabilities and ADHD Mask Learning Differences

Learning Disabilities and ADHD are often confusing. AT 3D Learner, we are often asked to explain learning disabilities and ADHD to parents and students.   ADHD — The Inattentive Type has been described as a difference in brain wiring that makes paying attention...

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