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I Need to Self-Regulate? What You Talkin’ About Willis??

By drangie | September 22, 2017

Many of you are too young to remember the sitcom Diff’rent Strokes, but in the show, some disaster could be occurring with everyone running around and the older brother (Willis) would say something, and the younger brother would stop everything, get very serious, look directly at his brother and say, “What you talkin’ about Willis?”…

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Autism: The Missing Pieces…

By drangie | August 28, 2017

Sitting here in my office, I reflect on the week …” Wow, sometimes I forget how powerful the Davis tools and programs are!” I had the privilege this week of working one-to-one with two amazing children. Both have been identified as having autism. Although we have only worked together for less than ten hours, there…

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“We Think it is Autism, ADHD or Dyslexia (or some other acronym) …Now What?” Help Me to Help My Child!

By drangie | June 26, 2017

It was fifteen years ago that our journey through the murky waters of Learning Differences (LD) began, but I can remember it clearly and painfully. My journey began with that mommy intuition of I think something is wrong and progressed over a couple of years to I know something is wrong. The next stop on…

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How the Davis Program Saved My Son …and Me

By drangie | April 25, 2017

I can feel the conflicting tears of joy and anguish rise up from my stomach, through my chest, and into my throat as they make their way to my tear ducts and are released onto my face as I think about our lives nine years ago. Tears of joy for what is, and tears of…

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Parenting: Situational vs. Conscious – The winner is…

By drangie | March 28, 2017

“How do I get my son with ADHD to sit still and do his homework”? If I had five cents for every time I have been asked this question, I’d be independently wealthy. I am frequently asked by parents what they should do regarding very specific situations. I hear questions like: “My kid is eight…

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