PAP 036:

Repeating a Grade in School

with Rebecca Eisenberg, MS, CCC-SLP

In this episode of the Parenting ADHD Podcast, I’m talking with speech-language pathologist and author of “My Second Year of Kindergarten,” Becca Eisenberg, about repeating a grade in school. Listen in as we discuss the signs that a child might need to repeat a grade, the aspects of school to think about when making the decision, and how to walk your child through acceptance and the transition.

*Note: The sound on this episode isn’t as good as I’d like it to be. The message, however, is fantastic, so please forgive the sound quality. 

Resources in this Episode

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My Guest


Rebecca Eisenberg, MS, CCC-SLP is a certified speech language pathologist, author, instructor and parent of two children. She has been practicing in the field of speech language pathology for over 18 years and works with both children and adults with special needs in a variety of settings. She has multiple games and a workbook published by Super Duper Publications. She is also co-author of a children’s book titled, The Monkey Balloon and the sequel, A Tale of The Monkey Balloon was recently released on February 6th, 2018.

Rebecca has always loved and treasured children’s books, specifically those that embed a meaningful lesson in the story. Her passion lies in finding those moments to connect with children through storytelling. Rebecca began her blog to create a resource for parents to help make mealtime an enriched learning experience with children’s literature.

Her website, provides parents and educators with resources and information when making the decision to repeat a child in kindergarten.

Where to Find Rebecca

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