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What does it mean to have ADHD or a learning disability?

Join me at LD Edmonton’s parent support night this September for an information session and Q-&-A about how ADHD / LD translate into real life and school. Wednesday, 12 September from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Fulton Place School – … Continue reading

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Bullying & Cyberbullying: does it begin at home?

The news this morning shared yet another report discussing the pitfalls of corporal punishment: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20120206/physical-punishment-long-term-development-120206/ Already, by 8:30 a.m. on the radio, earnest discussions and protests arose.  “Kids need discipline.”  “Physical punishment is necessary – like when my daughter hit another … Continue reading

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Teen Self-Harm: How to Have “the Talk”

Over time and in different locations, the way people express distress differs and changes.  Self-harm (often referred to as “cutting”) seems to be gaining prominence among teens and young adults.  This naturally sparks a strong gut reaction, particularly for people who … Continue reading

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