Does Your Child’s Reading Program Make the Grade?

By Evelyn Russo, Ph.D. and Eve Kessler, Esq. While there may be no such thing as a perfect reading program for students with dyslexia and other language learning disabilities, The National Reading Panel has identified five core components of reading,… Read the rest

Wanted: Infants for Harvard LD Study

Dr. Nadine Gaab, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, is seeking infants, ages 2 to 8 months, for an important new study investigating the causes of dyslexia. The study will take place at Boston Children’s… Read the rest

Contentious Battle for Trump’s Education Secretary

Next week, the vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education will take place. Unlike some of President Trump’s other cabinet nominees, DeVos is anything but a shoo-in. In fact, she is teetering on the brink, just one vote… Read the rest

Mind Your Manners

By Sheryl Knapp, A/AOGPE The annual IEP meeting offers an opportunity to establish positive relationships with your child’s teachers and special education team. That may seem obvious, but there is no shortage of parents and teachers who treat each other… Read the rest

Helping Kids with ADHD Succeed in College

By Robert M. Tudisco, Esq. with Eve Kessler, Esq. The transition from high school to college is a challenging one for most kids.  All of a sudden responsibilities change and the need for independence increases: they are on their own,… Read the rest