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Susan Kruger Winter, M.Ed.

Can You RESOLVE Your Way to Better Grades?

January 3, 2012

There is nothing like the holidays to take a break and evaluate your life. Any time we step away from our routines, we begin to see things more objectively. With this perspective, it is natural to desire change. No wonder we make resolutions! But, Do Resolutions Actually Work? A local newspaper posted the ten most…

The Learning Circuit™

January 2, 2012

“Study skills” are a specific group of skills that help students learn and manage school more efficiently. For most students, this will be the first time they have ever discovered that STRATEGY can apply to learning. They are used to using strategies in sports and video games…even to “manipulate” their parents and teachers when they…

January, 2012: Oakland Press

January 1, 2012

Susan Kruger was featured in this article in the Oakland Press. Common problem for parents: not understanding their children Countless parents know their child is not working to his or her potential in school. They fear that there may be a serious, underlying problem. What can these parents do? Where can they go for help?…

The ADHD Circuit® (Article 4): ADHD Is Not an Excuse!

December 14, 2011

We’ve done a few “special article” series before, but nothing has lit up the blog comments like the topic of ADHD. I’ve enjoyed the questions and feedback. There are excellent questions coming through and I hope to expand on most of them in future articles. Keep them coming! One of the comments came from Rita,…

Study Skills Resolve 50% of Caseloads, According to School Psychologists

December 13, 2011

Our first home as young newlyweds was a small bungalow built in 1942. We purchased the house in the month of August, many months before we discovered the drafty windows. As the Michigan winter rushed in, it literally rushed right through our house. Day after day. Month after month. Winter after winter. It took a…

The ADHD Circuit® (Article 3): My Personal Journey Through The ADHD Circuit®. . .for a Cup of Milk!

December 1, 2011

I would like to send a special call-out to my cousins! I am the youngest of 32 “first” cousins; Minta, a cousin by marriage, says that we all have the same eyes. Apparently, the genetics do not stop there because many of us -and our children- have ADHD. There was a lot of buzz about…

When Study Skills Cause Misery

November 29, 2011

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! For me, the holiday lived up to its name and was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate all of the blessings in my life. We hosted 30 people for the holiday, but I didn’t cook a thing! My husband’s parents graciously took control of the turkey and mashed…

The ADHD Circuit® (Article 2): A Breakdown of the ADHD Circuit®

November 23, 2011

I have always been fascinated by strings of lights. It amazes me how a simple strand of light bulbs can illuminate any space and transform it into a warm and festive atmosphere. While shopping for party decorations this summer, I came across an inexpensive set of lights that would fit perfectly in our kitchen. I…

Thanksgiving Tribute to Parents and Teachers

November 22, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving! In the spirit of this wonderful holiday, this week’s newsletter is a tribute to parents and teachers. I have shared many details about struggles we have had to help my son over the past several months, including a shocking situation that caused us to pull him from his school abruptly last spring. We…

The ADHD Circuit® (Article 1):
Introduction to the ADHD Circuit®

November 14, 2011

Dear Parents and Educators, ADHD affects nearly 8% of the world’s population. Regardless of country or culture, one in thirteen people have the condition. Many are quick to think that ADHD is “over diagnosed,” “just an excuse,” or simply “not real.” For anyone who has it, or has lived with someone who does, you know…

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