What Do You Want To Be? Parents and Counselors Give Teens Career Guidance
High school students need direction on their career path, and parents and counselors each play a key role.
Smoothing your child's transition to middle school
Planning and conversation will ease your tween's anxiety about meeting the new, complex demands of middle school.
At-risk teen success stories
Tales of surprising success from at-risk high schoolers in Chicago.
How to spark passions that will shape your child's future
When kids aren't thriving in school, finding what motivates them can help them grow.
Declaration of independence: Developing life skills for teens with LD
An expert outlines the skills your teenager with LD and/or AD/HD must develop to function as an independent adult, and how you can help.
College resources for students with LD or ADHD
Whether your teen with LD or AD/HD is college-bound or already on campus, he'll find this resource list invaluable.
College planning for students with learning issues
Is college the best choice for your teen with a learning disability? Check out these expert guidelines for making an informed decision about postsecondary education.
Is there life after high school? A primer for teens with learning disorders
Find out how you can help your child with a learning disability or AD/HD prepare for college, work, and independent living.
ADD in the corner office: five top executives discovered that an LD can be a capitalist tool
Five top executives reveal their struggles in school ? and their secrets for success!
Helping your child find a passion: one mother's story
A mother shares the lessons she learned while helping her son with a learning disability find hobbies he could put his heart into.
Letting go: tips for parents of new college students
After 18 years of parenting, it can be hard to let go. Here is a sneak peek at the challenges of the transition ahead and advice to prepare right now.
Playing house the grown-up way: teaching teens with LD the art of housekeeping
Kids with learning disabilities and AD/HD often struggle with certain aspects of housekeeping. An expert offers training tips for parents.
Tablespoons & teaspoons: teaching teens with LD the art of meal preparation
Get expert, step-by-step advice on teaching your child with a learning disability or AD/HD to plan and prepare meals.
Planning for college: a team effort
A successful college graduate with ADHD shares how she and her parents worked together to plan for college.
Career and technical student organizations: extending employment preparation beyond the classroom
Middle and high school kids have opportunities for guidance, mentoring, and peer interaction.
Research trends: LD from the inside — children's voices on the Internet
Researchers analyzed thousands of email exchanges between kids to get the insider view of life with a learning disability.
10 tips for helping a discouraged child
Parents of kids with learning disabilities or ADHD share their strategies for helping a child make a fresh start.
On the Right Track: Teaching Your Teen With LD to Manage Travel and Transportation
Many kids with learning disabilities and AD/HD have a hard time getting around independently. Learn how you can help your teen fine-tune his navigation skills.
National Study Follows Youth With Learning Disabilities from High School to Adult Life
How do youth with learning disabilities fare in high school and beyond? A government study shows mixed outcomes.