Clare’s Corner: Talking to Your Children About Their Learning Differences

In the latest installment of Clare’s Corner, Gaynor’s Director of Psychological Services shares advice and resources for parents to use when speaking to children about their learning differences.

What is Executive Function?

Executive function or functions is a series of tasks that help people effectively manage all the life tasks that need to be accomplished and allow us to plan, organize, and execute these tasks. The occupational therapy department elaborate on the importance of executive function and how it factors into daily life at Gaynor.

The Importance of Early Intervention

What is Early Intervention and why is it so important? Nationally, Early Intervention (EI) is a system of services that helps children birth to age three who are at risk for developmental delay. Rebecca Jurow, Gaynor’s director of early childhood, discusses what specialists look for when identifying these delays and the importance of doing so earlier rather than later.

Our Mission

A pioneer in special education, Stephen Gaynor School is an independent Pre-K, Lower, and Middle School for bright students with learning differences. Founded in 1962, Stephen Gaynor School provides a highly individualized educational program in a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential.