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Learning disabilities and educational testing

An interview with a school psychologist.

Parent tales: First signs of a reading disorder

GreatSchools members share stories about the first signs and symptoms of their children's reading issues.

Pen Pal Projects Mix Learning and Fun For Kids with Special Needs

Kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy corresponding with a pen pal. Find out how to get started.

Learning to Spell - A Challenge for Elementary Students With LD

Get expert advice on common spelling problems in kids with learning disabilities and tips for conquering them.

Tips for helping your child with writing assignments

Written language may be the most difficult form of language expression. For children with LD, it can be a serious challenge. Learn how to support your child in this important subject.

Poor Reading Skills Drive New Federal Initiatives

New federal initiatives aim to improve early reading instruction in schools across the country.

Is it a reading disorder or developmental lag?

Get expert advice on identifying and addressing reading problems in your child's early years.

Developing Reading Skills in Young Children

Dr. Reid Lyon discusses how children develop reading skills and what parents can do to help.

Developmental milestones: Your 6-year-old child

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for in your six-year-old.

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.

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