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Connect with others

Connect for mental wellbeing What catalyzes people is emotional connection When it comes to wellbeing, other people matter. Evidence shows that connecting with others and forming good relationships – with family, friends and the wider community – are important for...

INCREASING REHAB PATIENT ENGAGEMENT THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Learn key strategies for increasing rehab patient engagement through technology. The patient’s experience, along with a hospital’s reputation, is vital for long-term success. Studies indicate strong patient and family engagement in clinical care positively...

Keep in touch with your parents.

It’s great for their health Sure, everyone’s busy, but staying connecting to mom and dad could be life or death By Daryl Nelson As children grow into adults and young parents turn into senior parents, many times the family gets pulled apart and...

What is Parent Engagement?

Parent engagement in schools is defined as parents and school staff working together to support and improve the learning, development and health of children and adolescents.1 Parent engagement in schools is a shared responsibility in which schools are committed...

The Eight Ps of Parent Engagement

BY HEATHER WOLPERT-GAWRON Getting parents more engaged in school is a necessary variable in the equation of student success. In fact, parent engagement can have a direct impact on student engagement itself. Multiple studies prove that students...

How Parent Involvement Leads to Student Success

What’s the most accurate predictor of academic achievement? It’s not socioeconomic status, nor how prestigious the school is that a child attends. The best predictor of student success is the extent to which families encourage learning at home and involve themselves...

Thinking Ahead to a New School Year

You’re running errands over the weekend and as you’re walking through your favorite store (you know, the one that has everything you could need, and more?) you turn a corner and… uh, oh—you see it. “BACK TO SCHOOL! STOCK UP ON SUPPLIES BEFORE SUMMER’S OVER!” Your kid...

Summertime, pt. 2 – The more things change…

Last month we talked about the benefits of summer programs for your child. These programs are great because your child continues to learn, grow, and try new things while they’re out of school, while you get the peace of mind that comes with a planned schedule. But for...

Summertime – and the Learning is Easy

New Year’s Eve may be a worldwide holiday, but every parent knows the real end of the year is when the kids get out of school. As the beginning of summer vacation approaches, kids everywhere are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the last day of school, but for many...

Childcare In and Out of the Home

From early childcare to preschool to after-school programs, there will be many times throughout your child’s development where they’ll be left in the hands of a professional outside of their required K-12 education. From daily activities to early childhood...