Parent tales: first signs of a reading disorder
GreatSchools members share stories about the first signs and symptoms of their children's reading issues.
Is it ADHD or something else?
Consider these factors to help determine what is causing your child's attention or hyperactivity problem.
Teen drivers with ADHD: realities and risks
Getting behind the wheel can be especially risky for teens with ADHD. But with extra time and effort, you can help your teen become a safe, competent driver.
Make it a perfect learning summer
Finding the perfect camp when your child has LD
Essays on autistic kids
A new anthology of essays by mothers of children with autism proves motherhood isn't always what you think.
Learning to spell - a challenge for elementary students with LD
Get expert advice on common spelling problems for kids with learning disabilities and tips for conquering them.
Henry Winkler's dyslexic hero gives kids with learning difficulties the last laugh
Learn how actor Henry Winkler transformed his own unhappy experiences with dyslexia into stories of resilience and hope.
Famous people with LD and ADHD
Could you and your child use a little inspiration? Read about famous folks who overcame the challenges of LD and ADHD.
Understanding special education laws and rights
A parent's guide to the many layers of special education law.
No Child Left Behind and school choice opportunities in special education
To benefit from NCLB, parents of kids with learning disabilities must understand key provisions in this federal education law.
Dollars and sense: Financial skills for teens with learning disabilities
Help your child with LD or AD/HD develop his money management know-how with these expert tips.
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.
Controversial therapies: why do some unproven therapies become popular?
An expert explains the appeal of unproven therapies for learning disabilities — and warns you what to watch out for.
Organization and time management strategies for kids with LD
Read about strategies to help your child better manage time, tasks, and stuff.
Learning about a school's approach to reading instruction
How is your child being taught to read? A reading expert explains how to investigate the instructional approach the teacher or school uses.
It worked: finding a focus with photography
One mother highlights a strategy she used to help her son with LD experience success.
How to help parents from other cultures recognize learning disabilities
Do you know a child from another culture who you suspect may have a learning disability? If so, learn how to approach the situation in a smart, sensitive way.