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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 Can the Teacher Help My Child With ADHD?

My second-grader has recently been diagnosed with ADHD and medication has been recommended. What are some ways I can assist the teacher to understand what he needs in the classroom and how to best work with him?

Signs of a learning problem

Worried your child has special learning needs? Check that homework.

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.

Special needs programs and schools: a primer

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

Falling short of failing

Not thriving, but not quite failing. Is there help for my boy in this educational no-man’s-land?

Understanding shut-down learners

Seven strategies to help your child climb from struggles to success.

Summer reading ... for parents

How long has it been since you had a summer reading list? While it's tempting to take a few months off from the rigors of the special education world, the longer days of summer are a great time to dive into all those issues you've...

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