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Learning disabilities and educational testing

An interview with a school psychologist.

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.

Kids' thoughts about moving to the next grade in school

With insight and humor, kids describe their feelings about moving into the upper elementary grades.

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.

Talking with Your Elementary School Child about Learning Difficulties

Though it isn't always easy, it's essential that you have frank conversations with your child about his learning challenges.

Developmental Milestones: Your 8-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 eight-year-old.

It Worked: 9-Year-Old Plays a Role in His Own Success

One mother explains how her son with AD/HD had trouble working in small groups at school -- and how she found a strategy to help him succeed.

It Worked: Finding a Focus With Photography

One mother highlights a strategy she used to help her son with LD experience success.

Seven great ways to encourage kids' writing

Spark your child's interest in writing at home with engaging, fun activities.

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