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Wondering how your child could improve their ability to learn at school, around the house and in life? Perhaps they need a brain boost. But how? Eaton Arrowsmith may have the answer with their Cognitive Enhancement After School Program. Whether your child struggles at school or is a strong student, they can certainly benefit from…

Don’t let all that hard brain work and learning during the school year disappear over the summer months. Summer can be a time of schedules gone haywire and over-the-top excitement levels. On the upside, it’s the perfect time to keep the brain agile by trying new things, eating and sleeping well and practicing mindfulness. Brain strengthening tips and…

paying attention in school

Attention disorders such as ADHD or simply an inability to focus and pay attention is school is a common complaint from students, teachers and parents. Some kids stare out the window, others are the class clown and some get deeply frustrated, angry and unhappy. As parents, it’s easy to think that if they just focussed or tried harder, things would fall into place. Turns out it isn’t that simple.

School-related anxiety is common in students especially those with learning disabilities (and even some without!). We talked to Eaton Arrowsmith (EA) on how they (and we as parents can) help kids get calm and focused so they can develop learn and achieve their full potential.