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Susan Kruger Winter, M.Ed.

Developing Confidence in School When You Have ADHD

August 3, 2011

Do you know why you have ADHD? …Because you are extremely intelligent! No, I am not being sarcastic. In fact, I could not be more sincere. Most people with ADHD have such a strong interest in a great variety of things, they have a hard time maintaining focus on one thing at a time. Of…

Why Does Homework Cause so Much Grief?

August 3, 2011

Tips for Understanding and Minimizing Homework Headaches Does homework cause tension in your house? Is the sense of frustration becoming too much to take? If so, you are not alone. Every day, I receive calls from parents who are fed up with the homework battles. Most parents wonder with exasperation, “Why does homework cause such…

How I Was Accused of Child Abuse

March 22, 2011

A week ago today, my husband & I were called in to meet with our son’s principal.  The topic? His attendance. Mark, a first-grader, has a variety of health and learning issues that we’ve been sorting through all year. He’s seen nine specialists and had a WIDE variety of tests, so his absences have been adding…

Tribute to My Dad on His Birthday

December 8, 2010

Several months ago, I was asked to write a 600-word story about how my father has contributed to my success in life. It was supposed to be published in a book paying tribute to fathers, but I believe the project has fallen-through. Nonetheless, I have had this piece and had been wondering how I might…

August, 2009: Vicki & Jen

August 1, 2009

Susan Kruger was featured in this audio segment for What Really Matters Podcast Visit Susan’s page on or download mp3 here.   EB 071317

August, 2007: Vancouver Family Magazine

August 1, 2007

Susan Kruger wrote this article in Vancouver Family Magazine, “21 Days to Back-to-School Bliss.“     EB 071317

August, 2004: The Detroit News

August 1, 2004

Susan Kruger was featured in this article in the Detroit News. Camps hone learning skills: Sessions get students in the mood for fall classes by Amy Kuras …A “Girls Get Ready for Middle School” camp was canceled due to lack of participation, but a study skills camp running last week proved popular. Taught by Susan…

June, 2004: Oakland Press

June 1, 2004

Susan Kruger was featured in this article in the Oakland Press. Young girls encouraged to learn, experiment at summer science camp By Patrick Dutcher A miniature Mars Rover wheels around the learning lab, hunting down little wooden targets and running them over. The camera-guided, remote-control car is part of a summer program exclusively for girls…

January, 2004: St. Clair Shores Sentinel

January 1, 2004

Susan Kruger was featured in this article in the St. Clair Shores Sentinel. Workshop helps with schools frustrations By Julie Stevens For many students, as well as for parents, back to class after the holidays signals the return of school and homework frustrations. For many students, incomplete assignments, relatively simple assignments that take hours to…

February, 2003: Oakland Press

February 1, 2003

Susan Kruger was featured in this article in the Oakland Press. Opening Up to Learning: Workshops help kids with attention deficit make the most of study time by Tamara Moin In a quiet corner of the house designated as a study area, Katie Houck, 12 struggles with her homework. The Grand Blanc Middle School student…

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