Another Option to Corona-Schooling

By Betty Granata With talk of schools reopening for fall despite the surge in coronavirus cases, some parents are thinking about homeschooling. In this post from our archive a parent of two kids with LD sheds light on her family’s… Read the rest

Re-opening Schools: Think About This

As the coronavirus continues to surge across the country, schools are moving forward with plans for a fall reopening. Following is a roundup of recent news about the pressing issues related to this topic for all involved—kids, parents, teachers, and… Read the rest

Summer To-Do List for College Freshmen

For students with LD who are starting college this fall, preparing ahead will help ensure a smooth transition. Following are a few tasks to take care of before you head off to college. Prepare for college placement tests: English, math,… Read the rest

2020 Smart Kids Youth Award Honorees

With a nod to social distancing, this year’s annual gala for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities was an online affair. Yet not even coronavirus could dampen the celebration of the 2020 Youth Achievement Honorees—an amazing group of young people who,… Read the rest

COVID-19 Risk Appraisal for Youth Sports

Are you concerned about your young athlete returning to organized sports, especially those activities where social distancing is at odds with mixing it up on the field or going mano-a-mano in the gym? As you might have guessed, not all… Read the rest