Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities provides information, support and inspiration to parents of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, while also educating the public about the remarkable gifts and talents of these kids.

Our comprehensive, award-winning website and blog, free e-newsletter and regional educational programs empower parents to become effective advocates for their children. Smart Kids also emphasizes the importance of nurturing a childs interests and strengths, and works to dispel the stigma and misconceptions about learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.

Upcoming Events

February 27, 2018
Negotiating the College Process for Students with LD & ADHD

Selecting the right college and making a successful transition is something every parent wants for their child. Join us as our panel of professional advisors, along with college students share their experience, insights and the do’s and don’ts of the college application and transition process.

Our Panelists:

  • Amanda Marino, Assistant Director of the CAP(College Assistance Program) at Iona College
  • Kristina Vaios, guidance counselor at Greenwich High School
  • Students who have successfully negotiated the college application and transition process

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Place: Carmel Academy, 270 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, CT
Sponsored by: Greenwich/Stamford Chapter of Smart Kids with LD
To register: http://negotiatingcollegeprocess.eventbrite.com


March 6, 2018
Parenting a Child with ADHD
with Cindy Keefe

Dr. Cindy Keefe will provide a brief overview of ADHD and discuss different approaches to help your child, and help yourself. Special emphasis will be placed on Parent Child Interaction Therapy, a new family therapy program that helps improve both the parent-child bond and child cooperation and behavior.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Place: Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT
Sponsored by: Smart Kids with LD and the Westport Library
To register: http://parentingadhd.eventbrite.com


April 17, 2018
Finding the Right School for Students with LD & ADHD: Options for Middle and Secondary Schools 
with Audrey Ludemann

Join us for a talk by educational consultant Audrey Ludemann on finding the best fit for your middle or secondary age child with learning differences and/or ADHD. Audrey will discuss a range of learning environments and services, as well as what to consider when assessing independent schools. Other educational options will be touched upon, including online learning, individualized programming, micro-schools and summer learning.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Place: Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT
Sponsored by: Smart Kids with LD and the Westport Library
To register: http://schoolforstudentswithld.eventbrite.com


April 27, 2018
Make Waves: 2018 Annual Gala

Join us for an evening honoring our 2018 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award winners and the 2018 Be the Difference Award recipient, Robert M. Tudisco, Esq. The evening will include a cocktail reception, live and wine auction.

Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT
To Purchase Tickets: TBA