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Preschoolers and ADHD

Is it possible to diagnose and treat preschoolers with AD/HD? A new study provides much-needed insights.

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.

Kids with Special Needs and Your Career - Making Hard Choices

One mother offers helpful, real-life tips for harried parents who work outside the home while raising kids with special needs.

Evaluation for a Learning Disability: Public or Private?

If you're considering having your child tested for a learning disability, you may wonder if it's better to pay for a private evaluation or ask your public schools to do it. This article can help you make that decision.

Parent Stories: "After Years of Failure ... a Miracle"

One mom's struggle to identify her son's learning disability and get him the services he needs.

How Learning Disabilities Affect a Child's Siblings

How does one child's learning problems affect his siblings? Dr. Betty Osman explains what can happen and how you can help.

Survival tips for parents

When the going gets rough, taking care of yourself can help you take care of your child.

Marriage under pressure: when your child has special needs

When the whole family is caught up in the whirlwind of life with a child with LD, it's easy to neglect your marriage. This article offers coping skills for couples.


Parent-teacher conferences are coming. Are you prepared for what you might hear?

Preparing the babysitter for success

After choosing a babysitter for your child with learning or attention problems, you'll want to let her know about your child's strengths, challenges, and interests.