Let’s talk about emotional reactions to learning

Note: This blog post first appeared with Triad Moms on Main on October 23, 2018.   The year was 1994. Bill Clinton was president, OJ Simpson was arrested, and I was in 3rd grade, having an emotional breakdown while trying to learn my multiplication tables. Nearly 25 years later, I still remember how overwhelmed, anxious,…

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Dyslexia and working with a private tutor to help your child grow

Dyslexia is not something your child outgrows.  It is a lifelong condition. You can find resources and support to help your child succeed in every aspect of school and life, including reading. Private tutor Maria Elliott is among the talented faculty at A Step Ahead who specialize in working with children who have learning differences,…

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