Nationwide, 20% of the elementary school population is struggling with reading while one in five students has a language-based learning disability.  Currently, 80% of children with an IEP have reading…

The Effects of Screen Time on the Brain and Body are significant and parents are trying to find ways to balance screen time with family time (or heck, their sanity!).…

Today, children are bombarded with digital media and technology. No matter how we feel about it, technology is here to stay.​ They are exposed to different forms of media and…

When people think of therapy, they often think there has to be a “big” issue before they seek out support and advice. That simply isn’t the case. Therapy is about…

Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are a common condition affecting both children and adults. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the…

sports concussion

At our offices in Ridgefield and Newtown, CT we support individuals with a concussion diagnosis and post-concussion symptoms every day.  Commonly, individuals can suffer long-term for months or even years…

parent teacher conference

Yikes! The dreaded parent-teacher conference. For those of us with a special needs child (or two), attending a parent-teacher conference is akin to a root canal. We can feel overwhelmed…

Mindful Parenting

Today’s modern times create new parenting challenges. Technology brings us many exciting tools but can also disconnect us from others, even from our family. Although we often hear the word…

As we go through our day-to-day lives, we don’t often think about the impact of our family’s behavior on how we act today. The truth is, our family behavior patterns…

young girl with social anxiety

Parents worry whether their child’s shyness is just part of their personality later allowing them to navigate the world more as a happy viewer or whether the problem lies in…