Crash course on special education

Parents of children with special needs are often overwhelmed about what to do. Our exclusive video gives the lowdown on how to advocate for your child.

More tips: read the signs of a learning difference (LD), know your child’s rights, and learn from one development expert’s own experience.

Special needs programs and schools: a primer
How to make sense of what’s available and make the best choice for your child. Format: Article

A parent’s guide to Section 504 in public schools
This important civil rights law can provide educational benefits to kids with learning disabilities and/or ADHD in public schools.
Format: Article

Christine Carter on discovering a learning disability
Raising Happiness author and sociologist Christine Carter reveals how she stumbled upon her own daughter’s learning disability — and how parents can learn from her experience.Format: Video (0:26)

A parent’s guide to Section 504 in public schools
How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues. Format: Article

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