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Quick guide to special education

If your child has a special need, it can be confusing knowing where to go and how to get help. Here are the basics on finding the right special education program or school.

A not quite universal truth

A new anthology of essays by mothers of children with autism proves motherhood isn't always what you think.

8 steps to a successful IEP meeting

A parents' guide to strategic planning for children on the autism spectrum.

Andrew's journal: Growing up with dyslexia and AD/HD

From second grade through high school, Andrew has shared his story of getting through school with the dual challenges of dyslexia and AD/HD.

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.

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

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

Self-Acceptance and Self-Esteem in Tweens: Beacon Street Girls™

In this engaging series, the author creates joyful, well-rounded characters in books for 9- to 12-year-old girls.

Declaration of independence: Developing life skills for teens with LD

An expert outlines the skills your teenager with LD and/or AD/HD must develop to function as an independent adult, and how you can help.

When kids with LD Facebook

Children with learning and attention problems may blossom by using social-networking sites. Learn more about the potential benefits and risks for these kids.

Home's cool, but what if your child has an LD?

Whether you're homeschooling or considering it, check here to see if your child still has special education rights.

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