The transition to motherhood has been more challenging and rewarding than I could have ever imagined. I am the proud mother of a 3-year-old and an 18-month-old. I feel honored to have entered into this extremely amazing word of motherhood. It has given me such a deeper level of understanding of what it takes to…
Our children are growing so quickly. It makes me realize just how precious these early years are. Waiting for our children to fail is just not an option. If you have any concerns about your child’s development, now is the time to search for answers. Please don’t let them slip through the “cracks” of education. It…
After two years of focusing on her Family, Christine Wyeth is back and is now the mother of two amazing little girls, Indie (2) and Harper (10 months). Having a better understanding of what it is to be a parent and ready to embrace the ever-changing world of School Psychology, Christine is now enrolled in…
Do you suspect that your child might have learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, AD/HD, Autism, etc, but are not ready to begin the IEP process or full assessment process? Would you like to know more about prevention and pre-referral interventions? A screening can help you to determine whether you should take that next step,…
Dyslexia is characterized by an unexpected difficulty in reading in children and adults who otherwise possess the intelligence and motivation considered necessary for accurate and fluent reading. It represents one of the most common problems affecting children and adults; in the United States, the prevalence of dyslexia is estimated to range from 5% to 17% of…
Join Christine Wyeth, MA LEP, and owner of Kids In Harmony for a Professional Training on: DYSLEXIA: INCLUDING SYMPTOMS, WHEN TO SEEK/REFER FOR AN EVALUATION, CLASSROOM and LEARNING RECOMMENDATIONS, AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON RESOURCES/BOOKS WHO IS INVITED: Parents or Professionals in the community WHEN: Monday, March 24th, 2014 7:00-8:30pm WHERE: SDCST&OT Office 12625 High Bluff Drive…
Kids In Harmony is now offering services in two locations, Carmel Valley and La Jolla. Services include individual/group counseling, educational consultations, and assessment. Services are also offered in the Carmel Valley area and we will travel to you if more convenient. If you’d like to speak to Christine directly, please call 619-981-4581 La Jolla Location: SPOT Kids…
Did you know that San Diego Unified School District has a great program for siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability? Often times the siblings have emotional needs that go unaddressed. It would be fantastic for them to see that they are not alone and to develop coping skills that will help them understand…
Often those with dyslexia struggle with reading and begin to develop a poor self-concept at a young age. Our society tends to focus on what’s wrong instead of what’s right. Many individuals with dyslexia have many strengths and gifts to share with the world. As parent or guardian, you can help build and celebrate your children’s…
Here is some great advice about how parents can minimize the impact of arguments in front of their children. This is a must listen too!
Resources for Parents and Professionals
Testing and Evaluation
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia
Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
Technology and Education
Books for parents and educators:
The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A
No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior by Jed Baker, Ph. D.
Quirky, Yes. Hopeless, No: Practical Tips to Help Your Child with Asperger’s Syndrome Be More Socially Accepted by Cynthia La Brie Norall, Ph.D.
Socially ADDept: Teaching Social Skills to Children with ADHD, LD, and Asperger’s by Janet Z. Giler, Ph.D.
Thinking about You, Thinking about Me: Teaching Perspective Taking and Social Thinking to Persons with Social Cognitive Learning Challenges, 2nd ed. by Michelle Garcia Winner
Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You’re Not a Straight-A Student by Loren Pope
The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brok L. Eide and Fernette F. Eide
The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan by Ben Foss
Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
The Gift of Dyslexia by Donald D. Davis
Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson and Richard Guard
Resources For Kids
Books for Kids:
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
Divorced but Still My Parents by Shirley Thomas and Dorothy Rankin
Dinosaurs Divorce by Marc Brown
It’s Called Dyslexia by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
Dyslexia is My Superpower by Margaret Rooke