Abolishing dyslexia's stigma
A writer and entrepreneur — who is dyslexic — advocates abolishing the stigma and shame associated with learning disabilities by looking at reading in a whole new way.
Parent tales: first signs of a reading disorder
GreatSchools members share stories about the first signs and symptoms of their children's reading issues.
Reinforcing small changes in your child's behavior
Are you baffled about how to manage your child's difficult behavior? Remember that each step he takes toward better behavior is a move in the right direction.
Is it ADHD or something else?
Consider these factors to help determine what is causing your child's attention or hyperactivity problem.
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.
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.
Evaluation for a learning disability: public or private?
If you're considering having your child tested for a learning disability, you may wonder if it's better to pay for a private evaluation or ask your public schools to do it. This article can help you make that decision.
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.
6 heroes your child (and you) can learn from
Think kids grow up to become great American heroes on their own? Think again.
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.