Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities provides information, support and inspiration to parents of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, while also educating the public about the remarkable gifts and talents of these kids.
Our comprehensive, award-winning website and blog, free e-newsletter and regional educational programs empower parents to become effective advocates for their children. Smart Kids also emphasizes the importance of nurturing a child’s interests and strengths, and works to dispel the stigma and misconceptions about learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.
May 9, 2019
A Working Guide to Your NLD Child
by Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D.
Nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD) are often misdiagnosed and misunderstood, and may not be recognized by schools. Finding effective treatment and supports is a real challenge. Dr. Marcia Eckerd will provide strategies on how to parent a child with NLD, how to handle these children’s inflexibility and cope with social challenges.
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Place: Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye, NY
Sponsored by: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
June 3, 2019
Navigating College for Students with LD & ADHD
by panel moderated by Deena Maerowitz
Our panel of college students will address getting the supports and accommodations students need, how to discuss learning challenges with professors, and concerns such as course load, time management, life skills, and navigating the social scene.
Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Place: Westport Woman’s Club, 44 Imperial Ave., Westport, CT
Sponsored by: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities and Westport Library