Tips for Post-High School Planning

Although students apply for college in their senior year, preparation for college begins several years earlier. To guarantee the best outcome for a student with LD or ADHD, parents, students, and support personnel must mount a coordinated effort that begins… Read the rest

Shining a Light on Kids with LD

This week Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities launches the Spotlight Campaign—our new initiative to shine a light on kids who are not letting their learning challenges stand in the way of reaching for the stars. This week, for example, you’ll… Read the rest

Calm Parenting Reduces ADHD Behaviors

If you feel as if nothing you do helps your child with ADHD manage his emotions and behaviors, take a deep breath and count to 10. A new study confirms what most of us know—but many forget in the heat… Read the rest

Kids Use of Technology Soars

Those concerned about the ever-increasing use of electronic devices, particularly among young children, may find the latest research from Common Sense Media troubling. In a large national study of children ages 0 to 8 years, the results showed that 42%… Read the rest

College Planning: Match Services to Needs

Selecting an appropriate college for students with learning disabilities is vital to their success. Because students leave high school with different levels of preparedness and varying abilities, a continuum of support services has emerged. Some colleges offer extensive services, while… Read the rest