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jonsey January 12, 2009


i have not long moved to lake havasu and i have a 6 year old son with high functioning autisem, i would like to know if there is a social group...

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MSMomm January 24, 2009


ginacyrus1: Here is a link to Autism Speaks in New York. I'm from the West Coast. I Googled "support group... More »

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ginacyrus1 January 28, 2009


I've googled 'support groups in Bronx,NY" as well in the past....I'm very familiar with Autism Speaks. I currently attend... More »

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Anonymous January 27, 2009


my daughter is a couple yrs delayed. I am moving to West palm Beach. I am trying to find the bests school for her. Can anyone help!

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laura1967 January 27, 2009


HI, "Anon", I really do not know how to help you exactly. I do know, you can try the "Research & Compare" at the top on... More »

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healthy11 January 28, 2009


HI. Are you talking about public schools, or are you also considering private? Unfortunately, it's difficult to rate... More »

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Motherof4girls December 17, 2008


I have a fourth grader who was assigned a homework assignment for a project on the Great Lakes. They had a week to complete the project. Seems...

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Motherof4girls December 28, 2008


Thank you for your advice. My mother-in-law basically told me the same thing and also said that the school systems cannot... More »

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TeacherParent January 28, 2009


The teacher's comment to you -' to teach them independence' - is one that's offered all the time in modern education... More »

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sissywilcox July 25, 2008


I know this is a huge one in foster children as well as adoptive children.. Learning to get attached and trusting Foster/Adoptive Parents.. Want...

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vacekd1001 January 25, 2009


sorry sissy this reply was berried in my group discussio i do not know why it never appeared on my dashboard. this... More »

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drjohnson January 27, 2009


There are actually therapeutic approaches for attachment disorders. But it is difficult to work with. It's hard to remain... More »

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sharie001 January 26, 2009


  Dictionary: For Parents of Children with Disabilities http://www.usd.edu/cd/publications/dictionary.pdf    

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sharie001 January 26, 2009


try copying the link then paste it in your browser, it worked when I did this, but same as you it would't go to the page... More »

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beachcomber January 26, 2009


Thanks a bunch, I'll try it.

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LisaLee44 January 15, 2009


How do I help my smart son finish work in second-grade? (He has July b-day, so he's younger.)

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healthy11 January 15, 2009


Hi. I know you say your son doesn't have ADHD, and isn't hyper, but many people don't know that there are three types... More »

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TeacherParent January 26, 2009


I'd be skeptical too of having a child repeat a year of school - it can help to do so but it's a big step that deserves... More »

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DABRRY January 16, 2009


A friend of mine had her daughter tested through the elementary school she attends. She is currently in 3rd grade, but has been seeking help...

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mypriority January 16, 2009


Also the consult with the child's pediatrician as well - the more objective perspectives from qualified individuals the... More »

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TeacherParent January 26, 2009


There's a little 'scatter' in those scores but not much - scatter meaning the differences between scores. The profile... More »

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beachcomber January 19, 2009


 Was you child diagnosed something else at first?  What was the winding path like???  Was it there all along on to go undiagnosed?...

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vacekd1001 January 21, 2009


nicky79, i feel for you. getting a correct diagnoses is tough. i am glad your child seems to be in a classroom... More »

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vacekd1001 January 25, 2009


Hey guys if anyone is interested i started a new group. "Children with Emotional Disabilities" come check it... More »

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jlmw62 January 14, 2009


Since 5th-6h grade our son has had big problems with math (he is 14, dslexic)...I asked for an evaluation and it was done in May of 2006. ...

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jlmw62 January 24, 2009


beachcomber, thanks for the reminder. Sometimes I do tend to not think about digging further if I need too...so often... More »

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vacekd1001 January 24, 2009


keep us posted on how things go from here.

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dhfl143 January 24, 2009


Giving credit where credit is due, slpct posted this on the LD Online Help Forum (

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healthy11 January 24, 2009


Thank you for bringing this to our attention, dhfl!

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drjohnson January 24, 2009


My little dyslexics are also, no surprise, awful spellers. Illustrative of our relationship, I once received a note from... More »


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