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Red flags of a learning issue

How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues.

Teen drivers with ADHD: realities and risks

Getting behind the wheel can be especially risky for teens with ADHD. But with extra time and effort, you can help your teen become a safe, competent driver.

Do I Have to Take ADHD Medication?

My mom thinks I have ADHD and I think I am just being me. Plus I feel that everyone acts this way at my age. I don't know what to do because on my pill I feel so slow and I have no energy whatsoever...

How Can I Help My Dyslexic Child Be Better Organized?

What is the best advice you have for a high school student with a great attitude struggling with the need for strategies to improve organization skills and time-to-study challenges? This student was diagnosed by the school district as having dyslexia in sixth grade and although...

Understanding college admissions tests

College admissions tests, a rite of passage for high school students, are changing. Here's what you and your child need to know.

Understanding shut-down learners

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

Falling short of failing

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

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...