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My son the vice president

When her teenage son announces he wants to run for student council, this mom doesn't blink. Even so, she is well aware of how far kids with Down syndrome have come.

Social networking online: how to safeguard your child's experience

Use these practical strategies to teach your child basic safety for online social interactions.

Understanding bullying and its impact on kids with learning disabilities or AD/HD

Kids with learning or attention problems can be easy prey for bullies. An expert tells you how to recognize the signs that your child is being bullied.

What Do I Do If My Son Can't Get Into Special Ed?

What options do parents have in advocating for their child's educational needs? My son was evaluated by the school, and it was concluded that he met two of the three requirements needed to qualify for special education. Since he did not meet all three components...

Parent picks: Great books on AD/HD

Bookstore shelves are overflowing with books on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or AD/HD. Some are perceptive and helpful, others not so much. So how's a parent to choose? To help narrow the field, we turned to a mom who's "been there, done that."

Helping kids with AD/HD behave during the holidays

A two-part strategy of preparing your child and preparing the situation will make your family vacation fun for all.

Attorney Paul Grossman on Legal Rights for College Students With LD

There are no IEPs in college, but there are protections under federal law for students with learning disabilities.

Selecting A School for Our Son With LD

Learn from the voice of experience! One parent offers advice on how to research, evaluate and select the best school for a child with a learning disability.

How Emotional Issues Change as Kids Grow

An expert talks about the different emotional issues which can affect the way children learn in school.

The Role of Emotions in Learning

An expert explains how emotions affect your child's learning, memory, and performance in school.

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