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Mom's Perseverance Helps Young Man Overcome LD

A grrateful Jacob Landers tells how his mother's support and advocacy on his behalf led him out of struggles with school and substance abuse.

Poor Reading Skills Drive New Federal Initiatives

New federal initiatives aim to improve early reading instruction in schools across the country.

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.

Prepare your child with ADD to ace exams

The key to performing well on tests is preparation - weeks, not hours, in advance. Learn to take good class notes, read to comprehend, and plan a test review schedule.

How and why to obtain your child's school records

Get the information that drives school decisions about your child. Find out how to obtain your own copies of your child's school records.

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.

AD/HD: An overview

Sometimes your child doesn't pay attention or follow directions, but is it AD/HD? A guide to diagnosing and dealing with this disorder.

Research Trends: LD From the Inside - Children's Voices on the Internet

Researchers analyzed thousands of email exchanges between kids to get the insider view of life with a learning disability.

Partnering with the teacher when your child has AD/HD

Expert strategies for working with your child's teacher on an effective classroom plan.

Dyslexia: An overview

Learn what dyslexia is, what signs to look out for, and what you can do to help if your child is dyslexic.