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Frequently used educational terms: learning and attention problems

Cut through the confusion by becoming familiar with the medical, psychological, legal and educational terms often used in educational settings.

Learning about a School's Approach to Reading Instruction

How is your child being taught to read? A reading expert explains how to investigate the instructional approach the teacher or school uses.

How to Know If Your Child's Making Progress Toward IEP Goals

An expert explains how and why to monitor your child's progress toward his IEP goals.

Finding Local Resources When Your Child Struggles to Learn

As you start your search for information about learning and attention problems, you may find some great resources close to home.

School's out! Or is it?

Should you give your struggling kid a break over the summer, or is this crucial time wasted?

A Therapist Answers Parents' Questions about Problem Behavior

Parents raise issues ranging from homework hassles, to school avoidance, to oppositional behavior in their kids with learning and attention problems.

Aligning the IEP and Academic Content Standards to Improve Academic Achievement

Learn how stronger standards for academic content can support your child's achievement.

The Complexities of Second Marriages for Parents of Teens With AD/HD

Learn about common challenges for parents and their kids with AD/HD in blended families.

Online classes: A choice for your middle or high schooler?

Thinking about an online class for your child? Learn how to choose a high-quality web-based school.

Unique Issues for Single Parents of Teens With AD/HD

Getting empathy and support from other adults can be tough for single parents whose teens have AD/HD.