Parents of children with nonverbal learning disabilities and neurodiversities

Parents of children with nonverbal learning disabilities and neurodiversities

Parents of children with nonverbal learning disabilities and neurodiversities: Taking off the fire hat. How to instill Fire PREVENTION, instead of Fire FIGHTING. Watch the Video & Learn from Linda’s struggles as a child with NVLD/ADHD and professional experiences how to help your child ‘Don’t be the fire fighter, be the coach! -Be a protector, […]

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The Confusion of Non-Verbal Learning Disorders

What are Non-Verbal Learning Disorders

This is a topic I’m very passionate about. Not only am I a learning specialist, but I also have NVLD. So, it’s no surprise my life’s mission is to help others to not go through years of struggling and pain like I did. Back when I was in school virtually nothing was known about NVLD, […]

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What is NVLD and Are You Getting the Correct Help?

What is NVLD?   Are You Getting the Correct Help?   Watch My Video Below >>>     What is a Non-Verbal Learning Disorder? What is the WRONG and RIGHT Kind of Help? Learn about What is the RIGHT and WRONG kind of Help! Posted by ADDvantages Learning Center on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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It Takes One to Know One!

As the old saying goes, check out the super short 50 second video to learn how that applies to YOU! Linda Karanzalis HAS ADHD and knows how to help your child! Linda Karanzalis, MS Linda Karanzalis, MS, is a former special education classroom teacher with over 25 years of experience in the areas of learning […]

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Why Do You get Pushback Behavior from Your Child?

Why Do You get Pushback Behavior from Your Child

What causes your child give pushback when you ask something of them? Children of all ages with different brain wiring (ADHD, NVLD, social-emotional difficulties, often struggle with problem solving and changes. Does your child ‘dig in his heels’ to resist new changes? Poor executive functioning skills cause difficulties understanding and comprehending new incoming information. For […]

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Adjusting to life with ADHD

Adjusting to life with ADHD

Let’s look at adjusting to life with ADHD. Overcoming ADHD to live a productive life is something every parent wants for their child with an ADHD diagnosis, however adjusting to life with ADHD is typically the answer. Finding lost keys in the refrigerator, running out of gas, spending an hour looking for my phone and […]

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ADHD vs NVLD or Non-Verbal Learning Disorder

ADHD vs NVLD or Non-Verbal Learning Disorder

What is NVLD (Non-VerbaI Learning Disorder) and how does it compare to an ADHD diagnosis? I didn ’t know I had ADHD until I taught my first special education class, more than 20 years ago. Not much was known about the condition back then, but thanks to the mother of one of my students, who […]

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Links Between Gluten and ADHD

Links Between Gluten and ADHD

Let’s explore the connections between gluten and ADHD. Did you know a study done in 2006 a study was published about a group of celiac disease sufferers who were tested for ADHD symptoms while on a gluten diet? After 6 months of living on a gluten- free diet researchers discovered their symptoms of ADHD had […]

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Homework Struggles – Stop the Homework Battle

Homework Struggles - Stop the Homework Battle

Are homework struggles causing chaos in your house? Do you dread each night knowing what’s ahead of you? When it comes to kids with ADHD, executive functioning, learning disabilities, and those on the spectrum, traditional methods just don’t cut it. Try some of these out of the box strategies to set your child up for […]

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Back to School for Students with Attention & Learning, and Social Difficulties

back to school time for students with attention, learning, and social difficulties

When it’s back to school time for students with attention, learning, and social difficulties there are many adjustments to be made. Getting back into the groove after the end of summer means making some changes for all involved. As you know, change is hard for those with attention, learning, and social difficulties. Keep in mind […]

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