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Category Archives: ODD

How Can You Keep Your Cool When Your Students are Difficult?

It seemed that I had one or more difficult children each year that I taught in public schools or in private day care.  Most of them just needed to be … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children

Anyone who is a parent has, at one time or another, wondered if their child had #ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) or was just acting like a “normal” 2 or 3 … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Handwriting Skill Determines Literacy Capability?

Have you ever observed the way you and your friends open a screw top bottle or place their hands onto a table?  The way you open a bottle or hold … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Moving Around Decreases Behavior Problems?

If you have ever taught elementary age children, you know that they need to get up and move around frequently!  Now to confirm that, Iowa Public Radio interviewed many teachers, … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) – Causes?

Here’s a link to a very informative article about Oppositional Defiance Disorder.  As parents or teachers of this type of child, we need to learn as much as we can … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · Leave a comment