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AD/HD and Common Coexisting Conditions

Ideally, a diagnosis of AD/HD should consider a child's symptoms as well as the degree to which they impair his functioning at home and school.

Should My Child Be Evaluated for Dyslexia?

An excerpt from Dr. Sally Shaywitz's book, Overcoming Dyslexia, offers parents information and insight.

What Are the Criteria for Diagnosing AD/HD?

A proper evaluation for AD/HD should include a wide array of factors -- including a child's strengths and challenges.

Management strategies for parents: AD/HD

Learn to help your child with AD/HD by using practical and meaningful strategies geared to his level of development and his symptoms.

Parent Stories: Don't Wait to Get Help

A mom shares the story of how seeking early help for a learning disability helped her son succeed.

Growing Up Gifted With AD/HD

Being bright and creative -- but having a mind that wanders and words that elude you -- create special challenges. One young girl describes her experience.

Catching Language Problems Early

Alerted by a preschool teacher, a determined mother sought help for her daughter's speech problems - with positive results.

Frequently Used Acronyms in Education

Alphabet soup at school? Use this handy guide when you need help decoding the abbreviations and acronyms used in the world of education.

Responsiveness to Intervention: Implementation in Schools

Read about the essential components of this new approach for identifying learning disabilites -- and how it can be applied to help your child learn.

How Parents Can Help Older Kids With Reading Problems

Do you have an older child who struggles with reading? An expert explains how you can help him improve his literacy skills.

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