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.
Selecting a College: Enjoy the Process
Helping kids with learning issues through the college selection process requires a healthy dose of boosterism, a modicum of trust, plus a shot of caffeine. Read More
What is an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)?
An IEE is an evaluation conducted by an evaluator chosen by the parents, generally because they do not agree with the evaluation results provided by the school district’s evaluator.
The Whole Child
Caring for a pet can help a child develop social skills, self-esteem, self-confidence, and belief in a trusting relationship. But proceed with caution. Some children may be overwhelmed by the responsibility. Read more