Transitioning from Elementary School to Middle School

The transition from elementary school to middle school is a huge milestone. It typically comes with a variety of mixed emotions. The students in Middle schools usually come from multiple elementary schools. This means meeting new friends, new teachers, and…Read More


I’m happy to say that an article from School Psychologist Blog Files was listed as part of “100 Incredibly Inspiring Blog Posts For Educators.” What do General Education Teachers Need to Know about Special Education was on the list! Thanks…Read More

Happy Holidays!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Welcome to the new year! Ten hours into 2009 and it feels remarkably like 2008 so far. I’ve been traveling and spending a lot of quality time with my family. The list of…Read More

TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury

I was trying to decide what to Blog about today. I hadn’t come up with anything, but sat down with my laptop and started checking email. I had mostly junk mail, and a couple personal things. However, I had two…Read More

October Newsletter

For those of you who haven’t signed up for the monthly newsletter: here is a glimpse of the October Newsletter, minus the images that I had difficulty transferring. There are still 2 weeks left to sign up for the newsletter…Read More

7 Reasons to Sign up for the Monthly Newsletter

1. It has great articles and information for parents of children who are struggling in school. 2. It keeps you connected with new things on School Psychologist Files and the Blog. 3. I work really hard getting it together! 4….Read More

Parent and School Relationships

Positive? negative? supportive? combative? collaborative? harmonious? turbulent? Which word would you use to describe the relationship you have with your child’s school? Would that word vary from day to day? How would your school staff describe you or your relationship?…Read More

A day in the Life of a School Psychologist

Accroynmns abound Since Johnny didn’t respond well to the RTI methods, the CSC suggested we should conduct more testing. The WISC-IV, BASC-2, CAT-C were conducted by the School Psych, the WJ-II by the SPED teacher, and the CASL by the…Read More

What We Are Reading

Parents: What recent articles have you stumbled across that have been helpful in your journey? Blog or Website owners: What articles have you written lately that you would like to share with parents? Please email me any suggestions and I’ll…Read More