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As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!

Things To Do Before School Starts

It  is  the  time of year when  parents  bring  their  young children  to  school to register for kindergarten  in  the  fall. They  are  ready for “real” school now.  Parents can  do  several things to ensure their child’s success in this … Continue reading

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Hmm… Is it a hearing problem or an auditory processing problem?

If your child is failing in school and had ear problems as a baby, the difficulty may be due to poor auditory processing. This impairment seems to affect boys more than girls. Some children cannot screen out conflicting noises and … Continue reading

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