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Controversial Therapies: Why Do Some Unproven Therapies Become Popular?

This article explains the appeal of unproven therapies for learning disabilities -- and warns you what to watch out for.

LD Fast Facts

These surprising statistics provide a snapshot of how learning disabilities impact kids nationwide.

Defining dyslexia: A modern dilemma

Definitions of dyslexia vary widely. Learn how to cut through the confusion to get help for your child.

Parenting and Adolescents With AD/HD: An M.D.'s Advice

Does your teenager have AD/HD? Learn how to keep lines of communication open while promoting his indpendence.

First Steps for Addressing Speech and Language Problems

Does your child have trouble speaking, or understanding spoken language? A speech and language specialist may be able to pinpoint the cause and tailor a program to your child's needs.

A Conversation with Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Author of Overcoming Dyslexia

The author of Overcoming Dyslexia offers interesting answers to questions parents often ask.

Reading problems in middle school and high school students

It's never too late! Learn how teenagers can dramatically improve their reading skills.

AD/HD and Adolescence: A Formula for Risk and Vulnerability

Dr. Sam Goldstein describes the many risks and vulnerabilities teenagers with AD/HD face.

Foundations for Resilience in Teens With AD/HD

Dr. Sam Goldstein tells parents how to reduce risky behavior and foster resilience in their teens with AD/HD.

Overcoming Dyslexia: A Chat With Dr. Sally Shaywitz

In 2003, hosted an online chat with Sally Shaywitz, M.D., where participants asked her questions about dyslexia and reading problems in children.