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Dr. Pontillo’s Article For Francis Parkers Mental Health Pamphlet

2021-10-25T17:52:21+00:00

As a parent, as well as a professional who works with children, adolescents, and their families, I’d like to acknowledge how long, winding and strange the pandemic road has been for all of us! Nearly all of our normal structures and routines have been abolished or transformed into something different—and often, not for the better. [...]

Dr. Pontillo’s Article For Francis Parkers Mental Health Pamphlet2021-10-25T17:52:21+00:00

My Top 10 Classroom Strategies to Help your Child Focus and Pay Attention!

2014-01-11T10:33:43+00:00

By popular demand, here are my 10 top school recommendations for children struggling with focus and attention in class! Remember, no one strategy will be effective for every child. Take this list to school with you to discuss with your child's teacher which strategies would fit your child the best!! 1. Preferred Seating. Try placing [...]

My Top 10 Classroom Strategies to Help your Child Focus and Pay Attention!2014-01-11T10:33:43+00:00

Parents ‘Gifting’ their Children the Opportunity to be successful in General Education Classrooms!!

2014-12-14T12:38:51+00:00

Hello! This last October, thanks to a parent sponsor (whose son has autism spectrum spectrum disorder) I had an amazing time presenting to teachers at their private school about the "ABCs of ASD" which is a new teacher training program I developed especially for teachers of students with ASD in a general education preschool or elementary/middle school. [...]

Parents ‘Gifting’ their Children the Opportunity to be successful in General Education Classrooms!!2014-12-14T12:38:51+00:00

What do I do when I think my child has ADHD?

2013-04-02T20:35:11+00:00

Hi Dr. Deb, I was referred to you by my friend. She said you would be able to help me with my son. Earlier this week during a parent teacher conference his teacher and I came to the conclusion that he should be looked at for ADD/ADHD. He is a good hearted child he just [...]

What do I do when I think my child has ADHD?2013-04-02T20:35:11+00:00
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