Optimism and motivation: keys to your child's success
Two psychologists describe the inborn optimism and motivation that drive children to learn and develop — and how you can nurture those traits.
LD and the arts
Participating in the arts can help kids with learning disabilities discover dynamic new ways of learning.
5 things not to say to kids with learning and attention issues about going back to school
It’s easy to say the wrong thing about going back to school. Here are some things you might think about saying — and what to say instead.
Extended school year services: What you need to know
ESY services are not the same thing as summer school. They’re specialized instruction or related services that are part of your child’s IEP.
Reinforcing your child’s IEP goals over the summer
Consider ways to make sure your child works on her IEP goals over the summer — through the school, a summer program, or your efforts at home. Here are some guidelines.
Accommodations: What they are and how they work
Accommodations are changes that remove barriers and provide your child with equal access to learning. Accommodations don’t change what your child is learning — they change how your child is learning.
School discipline: The rights of students with IEPs and 504 plans
Learn your child's rights when it comes to school discipline.
Ask the experts: My 5th grader is immature
Emotional, academic, and behavioral issues must be considered while dealing with ADHD character traits.