Free College Seminar for High School Juniors
January 16, 2018 | Here’s a free college seminar for high school juniors to learn some tips and tricks as they approach the college application process...continue reading
How to Help Kids with Social Anxiety
4 super-effective coping strategies parents can teach their child
Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) isn’t simply a fear of making or interacting with friends. It’s actually characterized by an intense fear of social situations in which the child might be judged or scrutinized by others.
Children with social anxiety disorder experience intense feelings of anxiety about a number of different triggers including speaking in front of others, reading out loud, fear about being evaluated by others, fear of offending others, fear of embarrassment, and fear conversing with unfamiliar individuals. Children with social anxiety disorder worry in a lot of social situations (school, teams, play dates, enrichment classes, and even family reunions.)
Social anxiety disorder can cause significant distress for children and has a negative effect on academic performance, social relationships, self-confidence, and other areas of functioning. Children with social anxiety disorder are likely to avoid engaging in things like sports or other group activities with their peers for fear of negative scrutiny or embarrassment....continue reading
Tips For Talking To Santa
December 4, 2017 | Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year! Besides the pressure to find the perfect gift for loved ones, friends...continue reading
LikeSo is your personal speech coach. LikeSo is for your next presentation, interview, meeting, audition, date, debate–even your next conversation!
Using voice recognition technology, the LikeSo speech app provides users with real-time analysis of their speech fitness. The app calculates an Articulate score grade (A+ thru Uh Oh!) based on a formula that looks at the percentage of non-filler words over total words spoken and your pace, with optimal pacing generally understood to be approximately 150 words per minute.