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user5335998 October 23, 2013


Hi, My son is having lots of problems with attention and foucs. He was diagnose with ADHD when he was in kindergarden since his teacher... More » 

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TeacherParent October 25, 2013


There are many different medications for ADHD these days - check with your son's doctor. In the old days there was... More »

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user5334410 October 22, 2013


My 1st grade son was diagnosed with Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Auditory Processing Disorder 2 years ago. Academically he was doing... More » 

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TeacherParent October 25, 2013


What does his IEP say? It might need some revising if he has an IEP. As a teacher myself, I really doubt he has regressed... More »

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user5335998 October 23, 2013


My son is in special education this year. He is a smart kid. But he was diagnose with ADHD when he was in kindergarden since the private school... More » 

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user5328491 October 16, 2013


Hello, we are thinking of moving to the Vancouver WA area in the very near future. Our son has very functional Down Syndrome. His disability... More » 

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sfmom2 July 8, 2013


My 18 year old son just graduated from high school. He was admitted to UC, however the situation is such that due to procrastinating and cramming... More » 

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TeacherParent July 14, 2013


Your family doctor or pediatrician might be able to recommend a psychologist - and you might try to find a chapter of... More »

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DawnK31 October 1, 2013


Hi SFMom, Good for you for continuing to investigate and learn more about what is going on with your son. I would... More »

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brainychik July 28, 2013


Hello! We are moving to the Chicago area in a couple of months from S. California. We have an 8yo son with moderate autism. Any recommendations... More » 

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DawnK31 October 1, 2013


Here is a link that may get your started: http://chicagoautism.org/ Dawn

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ellenville201 August 16, 2013


Any parent with a child with special needs , should always seek out groups that deal with support . A parent should always have an advocate to talk... More » 

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user5263285 August 27, 2013


Hello, My son and daughter-in-law along with their 4 year old( recently dignosed) autistic son live in Az. I live in... More »

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DawnK31 October 1, 2013


Hi Ellenville, I think these are great suggestions about finding help in the community. I do want to point out... More »

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Jenkins-Moore August 29, 2013


I have a daughter that is in the eighth grade and she has ADHA and can be a handful at times what are the best things to look for in a high school... More » 

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TeacherParent August 31, 2013


It's a very good question. Smaller class size is good to have. Is the school in good repair - a shabby school can... More »

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DawnK31 October 1, 2013


I would look for a school that is small in size, preferably under 200 students total, with class size under 15 and aides... More »

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user5047823 August 27, 2013


Hi, My 8 year old son entering 2nd grade is dyslexic and transitioning in to a new school. We had been in private but now he will be in public school.... More » 

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pennyspoerry September 29, 2013


We've had great success with the Susan Barton Reading and Spelling Program! Our public schools don't recognize... More »

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DawnK31 October 1, 2013


Wilson Reading is a great program but it should not be confused with using an OG trained staff person. Wilson only requires... More »

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AMANDASINCA October 20, 2010


Hi, I am the parent of a struggling second grader in the Oceanside, CA public school system. My son is about to be diagnosed with dyslexia, Asbergers... More » 

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user5273191 September 11, 2013


Hi, we are in the same boat, child with autism in Oceanside. What did you end up finding??


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