Parents below you can find many helpful articles to better understand your child.
TRAVIS TIPS: BULLIES & VICTIMS
- The Benefits of Paying Privately for Therapy View some of the benefits of paying privately for your therapy. This article addresses some common cautions everyone should have with insurance companies.
- Good Social Skills Improve Learning and Safety: Tips for Parents
- Is Your Child Gifted?
Is your very bright child “gifted” as schools define the term and what does this mean for you and your child? It is estimated that anywhere from 2-20% of the school population is gifted based on measures of IQ, academic success, creativity, leadership ability, visual, dramatic or physical gifts. In order to be eligible for a special program a child must fit the particular school system definition of giftedness. more
- Coach Yourself Hopeful!
As a personal and business coach I encourage my clients to foster their inner resources and build on their personal strengths to reach their goals. more
- Does My Child Have a Learning Disability?
Learning disabilities are usually tested for and diagnosed when a child’s achievement in school is significantly below what you would expect based on age, the child’s educational experience and level of intelligence. However, low achievement doesn’t mean a child has a learning disability. more
TRAVIS TIPS: PRIVATE TESTING
- Both at risk for problem behaviors
A new study from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development indicates that bullying is not an isolated behavior but a sign that children may be involved in more violent behavior. more
- Will My Public School Accept it?
A parent called the other day to ask whether a private test would be accepted by her son’s school. more
- Coach or Counsel Yourself Positive!!
A new focus in psychology, positive psychology, has given me a new perspective on the business of children and families. more
- Trichotillomania: Compulsive Hair Pulling
WHAT IS IT?
Trichotillomania is compulsive hair-pulling which results in significant hair loss. more
- SOCIAL SKILLS
Social skills are not a matter of chance. The skills for getting along with others can be modeled and taught. more
- Trauma & Children
All of us today are coping with a tremendous amount of insecurity and fear. The threats of renewed terrorist attacks, preparing for war and the state of the economy have us all on edge. more
- Bullies at Work: Are you a Target? WHY?
Are you the Target for the bully in your workplace? If so you have experienced cruel acts, deliberate humiliation, ostracism, and the withholding of resources and support. more
- School News ADD
Assessing for ADD/ADHD: . . .
Adult ADD: . . .
TRIPLE WHAMMY!! Gifted/Learning Disabled/Attention Deficit Disordered: . . .
Copyright 2013: Mary Travis, PhD