4 Differences between Helicopter Parents and Tethered Parents

4 Differences between Helicopter Parents and Tethered Parents

Chester Goad, EdD For the last couple of decades the term “Helicopter Parent” has become synonymous for parents others consider too involved in the lives of their children.  At one time, the term “helicopter” implied “someone who hovers”.  People would chuckle, “Oh,...
Why November Matters for Dyslexia

Why November Matters for Dyslexia

By Chester Goad, EdD October may be Dyslexia Month, but this year the more important month for dyslexia advocates may actually be November.  Terrorism, immigration, the economy, and continued healthcare issues, are dominating the news, but the impact of the midterm...

TENNESSEE MOVES TOWARD NEW DYSLEXIA LAW!

(From Press Release) “DYSLEXIA IS REAL” BILL INTRODUCED IN TENNESSEE LEGISLATURE January 22, 2014—Nashville, TN.   Supporters of legislation that will help students with dyslexia in Tennessee have something to cheer about.  After years of advocacy and discussion...