ADHD: An Overview

ADHD is the diagnosis for an array of difficulties, but the common thread that unites them is difficulty in regulating attention—paying the right amount of attention for the appropriate amount of time. In addition, symptoms typically include distractibility, and often… 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

RTI: A Tool for Early Identification of LD

Response to Intervention (RTI) is an assessment tool aimed at early identification of children with learning issues. Based on the notion that students who receive intensive, effective interventions at the earliest point possible are most likely to succeed, RTI is… Read the rest