Top 10 Problems Of Troubled Teens

The teenage years, most people agree, can be one of the hardest times in a person’s life. Many teens feel misunderstood. They may struggle from depression or social pressures, and they may act out in response to these issues. The issues that teens face vary, but...

Is ADHD A Reading Problem In Disguise?

A good friend of mine recently noticed that her middle child did not want to read except when absolutely necessary. As a reading specialist, I know there are always reasons when a child says they don’t like to read. So, I spoke with my friend’s daughter...

Stopping Bullying in Our Schools

Everyone is school has concerns about bullying and violence. Bullying is not just a rite of passage and part of the competitive spirit, as was once thought.  It is a serious problem in our schools and neighborhoods.  Bullies often have emotional problems, histories of...