Cyberbullying: Parents Beware

Bullying has gotten a great deal of attention in the past several years thanks to a number of highly publicized cases in which children have been so brutally victimized by peers that they felt their only escape was suicide. In… Read the rest

Bullying in the Time of Trump

In September 2017, the Cartoon Network surveyed a large national sample (1,054) of 9- to 11-year-olds, in an effort to learn more about how kids treat each other. The findings, reported on the NPREd website in the article, “What Kids… Read the rest

Bullying: Kids with LD Are Easy Targets

School bullying is a widespread problem throughout the United States. Research shows that more than 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year; 17% of students report being bullied two to three times a month. While specific data is… Read the rest

8 Ways to Deal with Hurtful Cliques

Has your child ever been excluded or mistreated because he was different from the powerful insiders at school? If so, he’s not alone. Research shows that highly creative students with learning differences are far more likely to be excluded or… Read the rest

Strategies for Parenting a Child with NLD

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD) are not just learning disabilities; the motor, sensory, and social issues associated with NLD affect life on every level. Children with NLD have difficulty combining information coming at them from different channels—visual, auditory, sensory—into a “big… Read the rest