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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.

Living with Siblings with Learning Disabilities

These profiles of 142 people whose lives are touched by dyslexia show what siblings say about having a brother or sister with LD.

Keeping it merry

A mother of a child with autism has the lowdown on surviving the holidays.

Celebrating children's achievements great and small

Kids say their self-esteem gets a boost when adults reward their small, everyday achievements. Read what they have to say!

Parents' top tips for partnering with your child's teacher

To help your child thrive at school, try these tried-and-true parent tips for working with your child's teacher.

Financial aid for students with LD: Guides and resources

Financial assistance is available for students with LD of all ages, through many resources.

After Five Years in Special Ed, My Child Is Still Behind

My oldest child has ADHD and dyslexia. He is in fourth grade and repeated first grade. He is behind in all of his classes, in reading the most. I had a meeting with one of his teachers last week and found out that he is...

My Third-Grader Has Asperger's

My son is diagnosed with Asperger's. The school doesn't recognize Asperger's as debilitating enough to warrant services or accommodations. He has trouble writing legibly; he either needs a weighted glove or a keyboard. He also needs more time on timed tests. How can I get...

Does My Child Have Dyslexia?

I think that my son may have dyslexia. He is in third grade. The school does not acknowledge the word. Can you give me information about dyslexia and how I should go about getting the school to help me?

How a counselor or therapist can help your family

Learn how to find a counselor or therapist who can help your family deal with emotional problems.

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