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Tax Time Advice

By Mike Campagne, Disability Tax Services Ltd. This article is not to be construed as financial advice, but rather as general information.  Always consult a tax professional in determining the optimal way for you to file your medical expenses or any other relevant tax credits and deductions. As a general…  Read More »

School is starting soon. Are you worried?

Kids across the country will head back to school in just over a month. For some parents, it’s the best time of year, but for others it brings on feelings of dread and anxiety about what lies ahead.   Parents who have children with learning difficulties, in particular, are often…  Read More »

Engaging the mind: Summer learning tips for Eaton Arrowsmith students

Your kids have worked hard all year, so you want to give them a break over the summer holidays. But you’ve also seen their cognitive abilities improve and worry that two months off might stop or even reverse the strides they’ve made. However, according to Luciana Holmes – Eaton Arrowsmith’s…  Read More »

Lost in Translation: Losing Words Between the Brain and Hands

Think back to a time when you had to write an essay for school, but experienced crippling writer’s block. It might have lasted for a couple of hours or even days, but in the end, you probably hit that moment of inspiration when the ideas started flowing. Now, imagine reaching…  Read More »

Social Issues Understood: When Children Struggle to Interact with Others

No parent wants to discover their son or daughter doesn’t have friends – to watch their child – who they know is loving, friendly and kind – get teased by other kids or play alone on the perimeter of the playground. It’s heartbreaking. But these observable actions are early indicators…  Read More »

Piloting the Human Brain: A Flight through Executive Functioning

Imagine you’re a pilot sitting in the cockpit of a Boeing 737 airplane. You’re surrounded by hundreds of controls and devices. Not only do you have to know where all switches are located, you also need to understand what they do and how to use them. An airplane’s systems –…  Read More »

Deconstructing Dyslexia

Posted on January 20, 2016 , , ,

Howard Eaton spent his early school days in a janitor’s closet at Maple Grove Elementary. Diagnosed with dyslexia at age eight, he struggled to keep up with his classmates. Back then, few options existed for kids with learning disabilities, so the school set up a study room in a closet…  Read More »

Growth Mindset: Gearing Up For a Successful School Year

Posted on September 16, 2015

Eaton Arrowsmith/Eaton Cognitive Improvement Centre Victoria and Redmond to Host a Special Presentation by Registered Clinical Counsellor Rebecca Mitchell Whether your child is entering Kindergarten, transitioning to a new school, or continuing at the same school with a new teacher, having a growth mindset can be the key to a…  Read More »

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August 2, 2019

Download the article here.   One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Emily, twelve years old, looks at me, and then her parents, Richard and Karey. Her green eyes wide open, dark hair over her shoulders, she…  Read More »

July 24, 2019

Download the article here.   By: Howard Eaton, Ed.M., Director, Eaton Arrowsmith Schools I sit in my home office this early July morning, listening to the sprinkler outside provide water to the vegetable garden. My computer is on, with the screen reflecting a blank Word document. I want to share…  Read More »