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School's out! Or is it?

Should you give your struggling kid a break over the summer, or is this crucial time wasted?

Great expectations: How parents affect school success for teens with LD

This study shows that parents' high expectations of their teens with learning disabilities are linked to better educational outcomes.

Special needs programs and schools: a primer

How to make sense of what's available and make the best choice for your child.

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.

Transition to Work: Helping Teens Prepare for Typical Employer Questions

For young adults with learning disabilities, answering an employer's questions about learning difficulties takes self-awareness and preparation. Learn how to get ready for that conversation!

Risky Behavior in Teens With AD/HD

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

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.

Getting a job, getting a life: The workplace and young people with LD

Expert advice for parents on starting early to help kids with learning disabilities prepare for success in the workplace.

Talking with your teenager about learning difficulties

An expert offers advice on fostering ongoing, positive dialogue with your teenager about her learning problems and how they impact her life.

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