Archive for month: December, 2018

How to raise a child who cares

Ever worry that your kid is a jerk? Or wish they’d send a thank-you note without your forcing them to do it? Empathy can be developed and encouraged in young people. Psychiatrist Daniel Siegel and social worker Tina Payne Bryson [...]

How to boost student access to gifted and talented education resources

“Gifted and talented” programs are designed to provide students with an enriched academic environment. For gifted children, this additional programming can have a huge positive impact on their lives. There’s just one problem: under the current testing system in US schools, many gifted students [...]

A parent’s advice to a teacher of autistic kids

At the start of Autism Acceptance Month, author Steve Silberman spoke to the United Nations about the need for school and workplace environments that embrace all kinds of minds. As a parent of an autistic child, I agree. Fortunately, my son’s [...]