Common Household Chemicals Impact IQ

The good news is that IQ loss due to childhood exposure to lead and mercury has declined significantly in the U.S, most likely due to decades-long efforts aimed at restricting the use of these heavy metals. The bad news is… Read the rest

10 Ways to Get the New Year on Track

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D. The dawn of a new year is a natural time to take stock of where you are, think about what you want to do differently, and plan for what you hope to achieve in the coming… Read the rest

Parents’ Tips for Promoting Self-Esteem

There’s no time like the New Year for a fresh start. Use this time to help your child with learning challenges feel better about himself. Following are simple, common-sense tips from parents of children with LD and ADHD for building… Read the rest

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours

Here’s to a happy and healthy holiday to all of you in our Smart Kids with LD family. We’re grateful for your continuing support and look forward to providing you with the information and guidance you need to help your… Read the rest

Real World Ideas for Limiting Tech Use

Recently a report from the Americn Academy of Pediatrics confirmed what most parents already know: When not controlled, the use of electronic devices by kids is associated with all kinds of problems, including adverse impacts on sleep, learning and attention,… Read the rest