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Executive Functions - The Secret Keys to Academic Success


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In the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous amount of research devoted to the very important cognitive abilities responsible for school success.  These innate abilities are called executive functions, and they control a person's ability to stay focused, plan ahead, strategize, and recall information.


Some  students come by these skills naturally, while others need support. What can you do to help your child struggling with organization, time management and study skillsRead this article to find out.   



How To Help Your Kids With Homework

As Seen In Parenting Magazine 


The nagging, the battles, the lost papers-do you dread school work as much as the kids do? Here's how to help them hit the books and develop good study habits. Learn more about helping your kids with homework.



Just Released!  This School Year's Parent Link Seminar Series 


The 2011-2012 Parent Link Seminar Series is a chance for parents to join our panel of educational and mental health experts for FREE workshops on a variety of parenting topics including:


Fostering Resiliency and Optimism

Woodson High School, Fairfax, 10/27/2011


ADHD Boys vs. Girls: Does Gender Matter

Woodson High School, Fairfax, 12/15/2011


Stressed Out Teens

Williamsburg High School, Arlington, 1/19/2012


Anxiety and Depression: What is Normal?

Williamsurg High School, Arlington, 3/15/2012


Download the 2011-2012 Parent Link Schedule

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