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“There are so many children with learning challenges who really feel ‘less than,’ who are so afraid they’re never going to accomplish their dream. Smart Kids is there to say, You can. You will. Eventually you can be who it is you dream of being.”

Henry Winkler
Actor, author, director
Honorary Chairman
Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

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Smart Kids with LD: Empowering Parents

Kids with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities are as intelligent as others, and often have great strengths–but they learn differently. If your child, or a child you know struggles with learning or attention issues, this website is for you. Learn from the experts—professionals and parents just like you—how to get off the sidelines and help your child succeed in school and in life.

 

From Our Experts

Paul B. Yellin, M.D., FAAP

Fostering Resilience in Children with LD and ADHD: Keys to fostering resilience in your child.

Dr Yellin is the Director of the Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine.

 

College Bound

Selecting A College with Appropriate Support

Finding a college that meets the needs of your teen with LD or ADHD begins with understanding the levels of support available. Read more

 

LD 101

What are the Signs & Symptoms of NLD

Suspect Nonverbal Learning Disabilities if your child exhibits strong reading, listening, and verbal skills, along with social awkwardness, obsessive attention to detail, and difficulty seeing the big picture. Learn more

 

From Our Newsletter

Help Your Child Accept LD: Working on Self-Advocacy Skills

Check these 5 self-advocacy strategies -- starting with self-acceptance and self-knowledge -- to help your child with LD prepare for the challenges of high school, and beyond. Read more