The causes and risk factors of ADHD are not entirely known. However, we are aware that ADHD is a biological disorder that affects brain development and activity, specifically the development of executive function (EF).
While Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is mainly a school-centric approach, there are many things families can do to support SEL at home. Here are some ideas for you from SOS4Students.
Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is the umbrella term used to describe lessons that focus on identifying student feelings, teaching coping strategies, rehearsing problem-solving, and integrating mindfulness into the learning space.
Jeff’s mother sighed as she tried to explain to me why, though she had been waiting for a school year coaching slot with SOS4Students for months and one had opened up, she was hesitating to take it.
For students with Executive Function challenges, trying to handle things on their own can create high levels of anxiety and overwhelm that compound difficulties rather than alleviate them.
Is Pass/No Pass an Option for Your Student? (from SOS4Students Director Beth Samuelson) Assembly Bill 104 (AB 104) is now law, effective July 1, 2021. One of its provisions allows students enrolled in a public or charter high school in the 2020 to 2021 academic year to apply to have a …