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Bullying & Truancy
Know the Rules and Appropriate Procedures

In Pennsylvania, all children of “compulsory school age” must attend school. In Philadelphia, the compulsory school age is six (6) years old- seventeen (17) years old. The Philadelphia School District student attendance… [Read More]

HELPFUL WAYS TO BOOST A CHILD’s MATH SUCCESS

by: Eileen McCloskey and Virginia Lenherr Learning math is like building a pyramid. Math skills such as counting, addition, subtraction etc. are the foundational building blocks that make up the base. Early… [Read More]

October is National Bullying Prevention Month
Empowering Students to be Upstanders - How Counselors Create Unity in their School Communities

Rebecca Holtz, M.S.Ed, M.Phil.Ed and Lauren Johnson, M.Ed. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center wanted a nationwide call to action to help our children in school who were suffering from being bullied.  In 2006… [Read More]

What’s the deal with JUULing?
Important Myths and Facts you Should Address with your Teens

Caitlin Mede, MS – CORA Drug and Alcohol Counselor Megan Murphy – TIP Counselor/Early Intervention   What is a JUUL? A JUUL is a type of electronic nicotine delivery system which was… [Read More]

Is My Child Ready For School – Physically, Cognitively, and Emotionally? 
Successful School Routines Start in the Summer
Kids Thrive on Structure
Is my child ready for school – physically, cognitively and emotionally?
Prepare your child for Kindergarten

 

Learning Through Summer Play
Give Choice, Wonder and Delight

As a child, you may recall playing games of hide and seek, tag and jumping rope. Perhaps, you may remember arguing over stickball or creating imaginary worlds, building forts and putting on… [Read More]

Occupational Therapy in the Schools

Most people think of handwriting or shoe tying when working with a school-based occupational therapist. It is a common but limited view of the scope of occupational therapy practice. Occupational therapy believes… [Read More]

A Look Into Early Intervention and Communicating with Autism

As the term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) suggests, there is a “spectrum” or wide range of symptoms, skills, and levels of impairment that people with ASD can have (NIDCD, 2018). This is… [Read More]

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