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How Can I Help My Dyslexic Child Be Better Organized?

What is the best advice you have for a high school student with a great attitude struggling with the need for strategies to improve organization skills and time-to-study challenges? This student was diagnosed by the school district as having dyslexia in sixth grade and although...

Parent picks: Great books on central auditory processing disorder

Central auditory processing disorder is a condition that affects how the brain recognizes and interprets sounds, most notably speech. Turn to these books, recommended by a mother of a child with CAPD, for the facts on this complex and hard-to-diagnose disorder.

Parent picks: Great books on dyspraxia

Developmental dyspraxia makes it difficult to accomplish simple tasks requiring coordination, like tying shoes. When actor Daniel Radcliffe revealed he suffered from a mild form of the disorder, he mourned the decline of Velcro ("Why, oh why, has Velcro not taken off?"). But there's more...

Parent picks: Great books on dyslexia

These six books, recommended by a parent of a child with dyslexia, cover a gamut of topics, from advice on navigating the public school system to tips for coping and becoming an effective advocate for your kid.

Parent picks: Great books on dyscalculia

Dyscalculia can be a factor when students struggle to understand the symbols used in math. For an excellent starting point, parents of children with dyscalculia can turn to this pair of books, recommended by a mother who struggled with the disorder as a child.

Christine Carter on discovering a learning disability

"Raising Happiness" author and sociologist Christine Carter reveals how she stumbled upon her own daughter's learning disability - and how parents can learn from her experience.

Parent coaching for children with AD/HD and learning disabilities

This parent coaching system can help you shape your child's behavior at home and in the outside world.

Resources for Adults With Learning Disabilities & Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

Learning disabilities and AD/HD are usually lifelong conditions. This list of resources is geared toward adults living with those challenges.

Risky Behavior in Teens With AD/HD

Psychologist Sam Goldstein describes the kinds of risky behaviors teens with AD/HD often engage in.

Special education evaluation: An overview

Learn about the purpose, procedures, and laws for evaluating a child for special education services.

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