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How Can I Afford a Tutor for My Child in Special Ed?

My son is in special education. I would like for him to have tutoring services, but I cannot afford them. What do you recommend I do, because tutoring would really help him?

Do I Have to Take ADHD Medication?

My mom thinks I have ADHD and I think I am just being me. Plus I feel that everyone acts this way at my age. I don't know what to do because on my pill I feel so slow and I have no energy whatsoever...

Quiet Daydreams or AD/HD

My son is a very respectable and very quiet young man of 13. He is in the seventh grade and I have noticed that the teachers tell me since he was in the fourth grade that he seems to space out in class at times...

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.

Learning to Spell - A Challenge for Elementary Students With LD

Get expert advice on common spelling problems in kids with learning disabilities and tips for conquering them.

IDEA 2004 Close Up: Disciplining Students With Disabilities

If your child has an IEP, you should understand the legal provisions for disciplining him at school.

Assistive technology tools: Math

Learn about assistive technology tools called talking calculators.

Optical Character Recognition

Learn about assistive technology tools called optical character recognition.

Assistive technology tools: Writing

Find out how to select assistive technology tools that address your child's specific writing difficulties.

Overcoming Dyslexia: A Chat With Dr. Sally Shaywitz

In 2003, SchwabLearning.org hosted an online chat with Sally Shaywitz, M.D., where participants asked her questions about dyslexia and reading problems in children.

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