Math & ADHD: Carelessness or Accidental Error?

By Miriam Cherkes-Julkowski, Ph.D. Children with ADHD typically have trouble with math, which requires sustained attention, good working memory (how much information can be held on tap at one time), tracking (knowing where they are in a problem), and self-monitoring.… Read the rest

Tech Tools for Note-Taking

By Shelley Lacey-Castelot, ATACP, MS Once students with learning disabilities begin to take notes in class, their challenges with spelling, handwriting, simultaneous processing, and reading can overwhelm them. Even those who are good auditory learners can become flummoxed. There are,… Read the rest

Know Your Child’s Homework Profile

By Leslie Josel I hate homework—but not for the reasons you may think. I’m all for homework that reinforces lessons taught in school, challenges students to think critically, and speaks to a child’s creativity and individual learning style. But most… Read the rest

Writing Tips for Final Papers

By Melissa Rey With the end of the school year come semester projects and final papers, which can be challenging for students with learning disabilities. We asked guest blogger Melissa Rey, a junior at Pomona College in California who has… Read the rest

Digital Literacy for Kids with LD

Today’s students have come of age in an era of digital media. Yet proficiency with YouTube and Facebook does not necessarily mean that your child is digitally literate—that he has the technological skills to meet the digital demands required to… Read the rest