By Susan Baum, Ph.D.
As parents we spend a lot of time thinking about how to bring out the best in our children. We are natural fixers of whatever is wrong as we kiss the hurts away and repair anything… Read the rest
By Heidi Rosenholtz
Just because your middle-school child can’t keep track of her homework doesn’t mean she can’t succeed at the adolescent rite of passage called babysitting. In fact, kids with attention issues are often ideally suited to the task,… Read the rest
In her fourth book, Anne Ford, the long-time advocate for children with learning disabilities, turned her attention to the impact of LD on families. The Forgotten Child explores territory often overlooked in the literature, yet is challenging for many families.… Read the rest
The Federal Department of Education has a wealth of helpful information for families and individuals preparing for college— all of it free and easily accessible online. Following are three particularly useful resources, each for a different part of the process:… Read the rest
By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D
Elementary-age children with LD or ADHD often have social challenges. They might be impulsive and bossy or miss nonverbal cues that are fundamental to successful social interactions. Many with learning differences are not self-aware. They often… Read the rest