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|16 hours 22 min ago||I'd recommend...||
...you talk to Dr. Roger Lauer. He is a neuropsychologist in Ann Arbor. Came highly recomended. Our son is entering 9th grade this fall and was diagnosed with ADD in 4th grade. He was doing well academically until this year. With high school looming, we decided to invest some time and money in to having a full evaluation. The report from Dr. Lauer confirmed much of what we had been seeing and suspected, but he put together an action plan to help get our son back on track.
His evaluation will identify ADD, learning disabilites, anxiety, depression, etc.
It's worth the time and financial investment if you can swing it.
As for some background, our son was previously getting all A's, except for a B in advanced math. My wife and I are both Michigan grads and live in Birmingham.
|16 hours 32 min ago||Which school?||
Wow. That's a lot of kids.
I'm interested to know which school your son is attending, if you're willing to share.
Our son is starting at Seaholm in Birmingham in the fall...and my wife and I just came from a meeting there to discuss his class placements.
The counselor indicated that they freely move kids up and down within the math track. Maybe you should consider moving him back a notch...and he'll do better...which will help his confidence...and then move him back up?
Seaholm only has about 350 kids per grade.
|16 hours 39 min ago||You're generalizing...||
I understand your point about peer groups, but you can't generalize an entire school. Every school has kids who are motivated and ambitious...even in schools filled with a lot of "provincial" families.
|20 hours 35 min ago||You are completely||
You are completely misunderstanding cause and effect. The kids at these schools are future leaders because their parents are current leaders. The schools aren't doing anything unique to prepare them. It's self-selecting. Wealthy successful people are more likely to have wealthy successful children. And these are the people who live in areas with good schools and/or send their kids to elite private schools.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Get a tutor. Preferably a||
Get a tutor. Preferably a math teacher at the high school.
|1 day 13 hours ago||It's going to be||
It's going to be "aca-awesome!" I'll be in line on opening night with my 11 year old daughter for sure.
|1 day 13 hours ago||I've never understood the||
I've never understood the hate for Billy Joel. He's a great storyteller and accomplished pianist. Also puts on very good live shows.
|3 days 13 hours ago||I was sitting in a lecture||
I was sitting in a lecture hall in Ann Arbor during that one. Felt my seat rumble. Realized it wasn't gas. Knew right away it was a quake.
|5 days 14 hours ago||Secretary of State in Oak||
Secretary of State in Oak Park. Wife's plate not eligible for online or kiosk renewal so have to sit here amid the misery and suffer thru the poor customer service.
|5 days 14 hours ago||I naturally smell like an||
I naturally smell like an ocean's breeze so deodorant really isn't a necessity for me but my great great grandfather was named Tom...so there's that.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Crest. Tom's. Scarlett. I'm||
Crest. Tom's. Scarlett. I'm Jewish so ISIS. Heat disease.
|6 days 5 hours ago||What you did there. I see it.||
What you did there. I see it. My pet peeve is people who repeat worn out sayings and memes.
|6 days 5 hours ago||Have you considered moving?||
Have you considered moving?
|6 days 17 hours ago||This is great. Interesting to||
This is great. Interesting to see some of the outliers whose on-court success is not translating to recruiting success...and those whose recruiting success is not resulting in the expected on-court success.
|1 week 1 day ago||Thanks for posting this. I||
Thanks for posting this. I said something similar in a recent thread regarding the recruitment of Jaylen Brown (although much less eloquently and thoroughly). I've not understood those who are so upset or despondent about Austin going on a medical scholarship.
|1 week 4 days ago||You have no sense of humor.||
You have no sense of humor.
|1 week 5 days ago||Maybe the OP went to UM Flint||
Maybe the OP went to UM Flint or Dearborn? Too soon?
|1 week 6 days ago||The only thing this incident||
The only thing this incident makes me think of is my wife's grandmother (may she rest in peace). She always added an "s" to the names of stores or brands that didn't, in fact, end with an "s." For some reason, though, she always referred to Jameis' favorite grocery store as "Public."
|2 weeks 5 hours ago||Oh. And Ulis and Booker were||
Oh. And Ulis and Booker were not top five recruits.
|2 weeks 5 hours ago||One can always find||
One can always find exceptions to anything. Mudiay was injured and Alrxander had issues with possible rules violations. I'm a total loser so I went back and looked at the top five recruits from '08-'14. Pretty much all of them started right away and left college after 1 or 2 years.
|2 weeks 6 hours ago||Dude. You're crazy. He's not||
Dude. You're crazy. He's not going to come off the bench. There's got to be someone on here who could do an analysis of top five recruits and their freshman year role. I'd be willing to bet that 90% of them start the majority of the games in their freshman year.
|2 weeks 8 hours ago||Seriously? You really think||
Seriously? You really think Jaylen wouldn't start? A consensus top-five player out of high school?
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||This is wonderful. Thanks for||
This is wonderful. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to seeing both of your sons on the field at Michigan Stadium (and hopefully mine in the stands as a student beginning in 2019)!
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||I'm sorry, but this is crazy...||
I'm amazed that anyone really thinks that Beilein will pass up the opportunity to bring in a transformative player in favor of keeping Hatch on the team.
There's no doubt that Hatch's story is incredible and inspiring, but Beilein has already gone above and beyond what could be expected by honoring his scholarship for this year.
Jaylen could make U of M an instant Final Four favorite...and could be the player to get the team to the "next level" of success and reputation...which could have a positive effect on recruiting and performance for many years to come. You don't pass up this opportunity.
There are other ways to live up to the spirit of the promise or obligation to Hatch. Medical scholarship. Team manager. Maybe one year as a walk-on and then resuming the scholarship after this year.
Put yourself in Hatch's shoes. You'd certainly realize the impact a player like Jaylen could have on the team and would be more than willing to give up your spot on the roster to help out the team...while still being able to be involved as a manager, trainer, walk-on, etc.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Nope.||
We're all Jewish. (and please refrain from any cheap Jew jokes)
|4 weeks 5 days ago||You're fortunate.||
My in-laws neither offer nor flinch when the check hits the table. I'm like "WTF?!?"
On the other hand, the only way to be able to pay when we're out with my parents is to do the before-the-meal credit card thing with the server.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||We could probably never be friends.||
Not that you care, but we probably couldn't be friends.
1. No shoes allowed in my house. Do you have any idea what's on the bottom of shoes? I can't even imagine and don't want to know.
2. Hair = food goes back to the kitchen. And, yes, I know that it is possible that they simply pull out the hair and bring the same dish back to me.
3. I have a 13 year old son and an 11 year old daughter and I think that participation medals are ridiculous.
4. 90 degrees? Indoor activities, please.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||For some reason...||
...I'm finding myself to be curious about your wife's rules for what constitutes an appropriate and "fun" table.
What are the criteria? Or is her level of table satisfaction random and/or subject to whims and changing preferences?
|4 weeks 5 days ago||And...||
...honorable mention to people who include apostrophe's in their plural word's.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I'm reading this on the app||
I'm reading this on the app so I'm squinting and holding the phone as far away as possible...and the lack of matching is still pretty obvious. Oy.