A Person's Mind With ADHD
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ADHD Impacts on School Performance

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects millions of teens and children in the U.S. and can exert a significant negative influence on academic achievement, self-esteem, and socialization. Identifying children with this disorder and intervening to support them help prevent lifelong problems that can result from ADHD. Interventions can include individual therapy, medication, and attendance at therapeutic […]

Teenage Girls Gossiping
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The Post-High School Outcomes

By Christopher Leonard, LCSW, M.Ed. At the end of a school year, we reflect on outcomes. What did our students learn?  What will they take with them? Are they prepared to be successful? We generally hope for mastery of the five paragraph essay, the ability to solve for x, a grasp of the scientific method, an appreciation […]

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A Reflection of The Past School Year

By Executive Director, John Reilly, MSW, LCSW, PsyA As the Executive Director of a private, therapeutic school, the month of June always provides an opportunity to reflect on the past school year and the lessons learned. Watching the growth and transformation of so many students reminds me of the importance of providing students with an […]

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The Most Important Lessons: How Sage Day Supports Social & Emotional Learning

By Corie Stone, M.Ed., Instructional Supervisor at Sage Day Rochelle Park Over the past several years, education reform, standards, and assessments have focused on making sure students are “career and college ready.” The idea behind many of these initiatives is that there are a certain set of skills to be mastered and a collection of knowledge […]