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Self-esteem in children

How self-esteem and its various definitions affects all aspects of a child's life -- especially in kids with learning difficulties.

How can parents foster self-esteem in their children?

Dr. Robert Brooks describes research-based strategies that can help you nurture competence and resilience in your child.

How Can Teachers Foster Self-Esteem in Children?

Teachers play an important role in nurturing a student's sense of dignity and self-worth.

Jonathan Mooney on Goal Setting and Motivation in Teens With LD or AD/HD

This Ivy League scholar, author, and speaker has severe dyslexia and beat the odds for success. Learn how he stayed motivated and set goals for himself.

A Teacher's Formula to Build Self-Esteem in Kids With LD

A teacher of students with learning disabilities (LD) describes how she encourages good behavior, provides information about LD, builds skills, and values uniqueness in her students.

Building My Son's Self-Esteem

When my child was identified with LD, I worried about how I was going to build and maintain his self-esteem.

Discovering Nolan's Abilities

Meet a young boy with dyslexia whose hobby involves plumbing equipment and learn how his mom helps him focus on his strengths and maintain a positive outlook. 

Self-Advocacy: A Valuable Skill for Your Teenager With LD

If your teen has a learning disability, self-awareness and self-advocacy are keys to her future success.

The great Thanksgiving feast debate

Are school celebrations a valuable teaching tool or a waste of time and money?

Dr. Hallowell Talks to Teens: Do You Feel Worried or Sad?

Dr. Edward Hallowell speaks honestly to teens with LD and AD/HD about depression and anxiety. In this article, he shares his personal and professional insights.

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