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Learning to read or reading to learn: When to intervene

Parents often wonder if early intervention will solve all reading problems, or whether new skills are needed after third grade. An expert answers these questions.

Teens With LD and/or AD/HD: Shopping for College Options

If your child has a learning disability, here's how to find a college whose offerings are a good match for his strengths and needs.

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.

Adolescents - Conducting the Experiments: An Excerpt From Ready or Not, Here Life Comes

This book tackles the topic of transition to young adulthood - with a special advice for teens.

The bully and the bystander

Experts say that empowering bystanders to take action might be the key to stopping bullies.

The College Search: How You Can Help Your Child

Applying to college can be stressful. This is likely the first decision your child will make that has such important consequences. Learn how you can help.

It worked: Coping with a teenager's computer game addiction

A teen and his parents get professional help to deal with screen addiction.

Helping Teens Develop Self-Determination: An Excerpt from Guiding Teens With LD

In an excerpt from Guiding Teens with LD, author Arlyn Roffman, Ph.D. explains how to help your teen develop self-determination.

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.

Career and Technical Student Organizations: Extending Employment Preparation Beyond the Classroom

Middle and high school kids have opportunities for guidance, mentoring, and peer interaction.