Summer Camp Guidelines for Kids with LD & ADHD

Summer camp won’t change your child’s character (or address his learning challenges), but the right setting may give him enough self-esteem to approach the school year feeling capable and confident. Spending a summer engaged in activities that counter the low… Read the rest

Help Your Child Accept LD

By the time a child with learning disabilities is in middle school, she should be preparing for what’s ahead. The first step in that process is developing the self-advocacy skills necessary to navigate in high school and beyond. In order… Read the rest

Kids with ADHD: Finding the Leader Within

As parents of children with ADHD we know our kids have the potential to become future leaders, but that birthright has been diminished by a dominant culture that sees only their “disorder.” These natural born-leaders deserve to have their potential… Read the rest

Rise & Shine: Gadgets to Start the Day

By Jill Saluck It is often the case that kids with learning disabilities and ADHD struggle with time management. This comes from an inaccurate perception of the passage of time, rather than an unwillingness to do things promptly. It can… Read the rest

The Power of Positive Communication

It’s important for parents of children with LD and ADHD to help their kids live independent and responsible lives. However, even the most well-intentioned parents often struggle with how to help their child become self-reliant. Below are guidelines to encourage… Read the rest