5 Tips for Stress-Free Holidays

It’s time to ratchet up for December, the month best described as “over the top” (as in overtired, over-stimulated, overindulged, etc.). For many children, including those with LD and ADHD, ’tis the season to be out of control. Kids who… Read the rest

Debunking Myths About Learning Disabilities

Despite the large number of people that have a learning disability, the diagnosis continues to generate more fallacy than fact. Below are some of the most difficult myths for students to overcome. People with learning disabilities are stupid. By definition… Read the rest

Thanks, Mom! How Parents Can Help Kids with LD

By Melissa Rey I am sure that it is hard for parents of a child with LD to know how to help. I’ve compiled a list of a few of the many ways that my parents helped me. Listen Along:… Read the rest

Lifestyle Choices for Kids with ADHD

A recent study that looked at lifestyle behaviors of children with ADHD found that kids with the diagnosis engage in fewer healthy activities than their non-ADHD peers. According to an article on the PsychCentral website, researchers under Dr. Kathleen Holton… Read the rest

Technology: Teach Kids Critical Thinking

By Nadja Streiter, LSMW Not a day goes by that we don’t see a news story about the ills of technology and its negative effects on our youth. As a result many have come to understand the addictive nature of… Read the rest