OSSLT Multiple Choice Practice Tests

Now Preston students can get immediate feedback on some aspects of the OSSLT test preparation. Try out these multiple choice practice tests online! Test 1 (from OSSLT 2015 test) Test 2 (from OSSLT 2015 test)

To Praise or Not to Praise — Encouraging Your Child

Most parents praise their child, thinking that they are encouraging their child to be a better student.  Research is revealing that is has the opposite effect: It can cause the child to stop trying (because they feel they cannot live up to their parents’ praise) or to not function without adult input (they feel they […]

Income Tax and Learning Disabilities

Did you know that you may be eligible for tax benefits if you have a child with a learning disability? According to TurboTax, (http://turbotax.intuit.ca/tax-resources/disability-tax-credit.jsp) persons with disabilities and their care givers may be eligible to receive help with the added expenses. Your first step is to check with Canada Revenue Agency, (http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html) for information about […]

Anxiety — More Common than you Think

Do you have a student in your life with anxiety? It seems that “anxiety” is a word that many people use frequently these days.  It is a problem that can affect school performance. What is anxiety?  What does it look like/feel like? Does it serve any useful purpose? It is important to know that being nervous […]