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NYWarrior November 30, 2008


My son has language processing issues and we need to find a specialist and/or tools to help him logically sequence his thoughts into words. We've...

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shareknowledge January 11, 2009


i had the same problem when i moved back to the us from south america. this may be hard-- please i''m apologizing in advance... More »

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hermina January 13, 2009


The school district has language therapists. You do need to write to the special education department and request a meeting... More »

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johnnysmom January 9, 2009


 Hello all, I'm new to this group - I've been on the site much of the day and am so impressed by all the knowledge and experience...

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johnnysmom January 11, 2009


excellent, thanks so much - quite an accredited Dr.! In addition to the full eval, I have an appt. with Robert Kemper,... More »

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michellea January 12, 2009


Hi Johny'smom, I live on the North Shore of Massachusetts and have a 6th grader that began receiving services in 1st... More »

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curlysue January 11, 2009


I hate my daughter riding on the back of my husbands motorcycle. Even though she loves it , everytime they leave I'm a nervous wreck until they...

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curlysue January 12, 2009


Thank you all, she is 12 and there is a sissy bar on the motorcycle. I do trust my husband, but things can happen to even... More »

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gr8momto3 January 12, 2009


When I found out my oldest son's father took our son on the back of his motorcycle I was livid...to myself. Then when... More »

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Anonymous June 1, 2008


The class is not allowed to bring their books home. The students also have to share books in class. Most of the homework is done in class. The... More » 

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msanita57 July 23, 2008


My daughter and I both learned a valuable lesson. Waiting and doing nothing, being timid and shy doesn't fix the problem.... More »

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twinsmama1129 January 12, 2009


your child must be going to Taylor schools. I have run into more trouble getting in touch with teachers in this high school... More »

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dimbunnie October 11, 2008


My youngest daughter was diagnosed with ADHD two years ago. She also went through a traumatic event almost a year and a half ago and had to see... More » 

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healthy11 November 7, 2008


For anyone interested, I have compiled many helpful resources about "2e" kids (twice exceptional; gifted with adhd and/or... More »

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momofgiftie January 12, 2009


When I lived in Martin County they were great about the gifted program. It took less than 30 days for testing once they... More »

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jdewaters January 11, 2009


She struggles in school and hasn't been successful in making good progress in the schools she has attended. She dislikes school because she has... More » 

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sbozarth23 January 11, 2009


Hi jdewaters, Welcome to GreatSchools! I checked out your profile and I noticed you had not joined any... More »

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healthy11 January 11, 2009


Hi. I'm one of the parents who also has a child with ADHD and LDs and I belong to the Learning and Attention Difficulties... More »

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curlysue January 9, 2009


ugh. We have had the hardest time with schedule changes this semester. It's so irritating when your children are asked to choose courses, and...

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MagnetMom January 9, 2009


Find out how your school bases priorities, because I'm sure it depends. My understanding at my son's school is they went... More »

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MSMomm January 10, 2009


When my son started 7th grade at a different middle school, he also did not receive any one of the elective courses he... More »

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dhfl143 January 2, 2009


Just found this resouces in the references of another article and thought it might be useful to some here. It is a report on "Interventions...

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dhfl143 January 3, 2009


Have her read a paragraph aloud to you and then ask factual questions that are apparent from the story. Then ask her... More »

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jlmw62 January 9, 2009


Thanks for sharing this...as the mother of a dyslexic 14 year old it is nice to see efforts focused on the older reader... More »

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cdcthatsme January 6, 2009


I am desperately searching for a private school for my two sons, 4th grade and 12th grade that specializes in teaching learning disabilities,...

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vacekd1001 January 8, 2009


There is Elim Christian School in Palos Heights.(A suburb of chicago.) It would be more than an hours drive to chicago.... More »

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vacekd1001 January 8, 2009


Here is a link to Elim`s web site. http://www.elimcs.org/index.php There phone # is 708-389-0555

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missmonique123 November 26, 2008


can some one help me find out whats wrong with my 13 yr old

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cynthialee December 9, 2008


DEFINITELY GET HIM TO HIS PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER TO BE EVALUATED FOR A PLETHORA OF CONDITIONS, NOT JUST adhd BUT DEPRESSION... More »

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ncusip January 8, 2009


It is the hormones and the fact that he is growing. It is a very stressful time for a kid, phycally and psycologically. Give... More »


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