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What Are Learning Disabilities
Parents Beware: Red-Flags for LD
Learning Disabilities: What They Are (And What They’re Not)
Dyslexia: An Overview
ADHD: An Overview
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: An Overview
Executive Function Overview
Sensory Processing Disorder Overview
Central Auditory Processing Disorder: An Overview
Dysgraphia: An Overview
Dyspraxia and DCD: An Overview
Dyscalculia: An Overview
Evaluating Your Child
Q & A: Independent Evaluations
Evaluating Your Child for Dyslexia
Understanding IQ Test Scores
Finding the Right Evaluator
A First Timer’s Guide to Evaluation
Evaluating Your Child for Dysgraphia
Include Your Child in the Evaluation Process
Evaluating Your Child for NLD
Evaluating Your Child for ADHD
Evaluating Your Child for EFD
Making Sense of Evaluation Results
RTI: A Tool for Early Identification of LD
Get SETT to Help AT Users
Fundamentals of an AT Evaluation
iPad: Powerhouse in the Classroom
AT: Building a Better Toolbox
Putting the AT Plan Into Action
Digital Literacy for Kids with LD
Assistive Technology: An Overview
High-Tech Help for Writing
High-Tech Help for Reading
Terms & Definitions
Solving the Dyslexia Paradox
Finding a Reading Specialist
Help for Young Readers
Comprehension Skills for Kids with LD
LD + Math = Struggles
Tackling Writing Problems
Help For an Older Child with Reading Problems
Addressing Reading Issues: Multisensory Structured Language Basics
Optimize the ADHD Brain with Music
Schoolwork at Home with ADHD
Misdiagnosing ADHD in Black Kids
Dietary Interventions for ADHD
Raising Teen Boys with ADHD
ADHD: Challenges for Black Kids
Artificial Food Dyes & Behavior
ADHD, Boys & Social Challenges
Treating Boys with ADHD
A Plant Extract to Treat ADHD
Exercise: Good Medicine for ADHD
Girls with ADHD Face Unique Challenges
Riding the ADHD Roller Coaster
ADHD: Who Can Make the Diagnosis?
ADHD: A Family Affair
ADHD Myths: Setting the Record Straight
ADHD: Behind the Behavior
ADHD: The Non-Hyperactive Child
ADHD Coaching: Can It Work for Your Child?
Beyond Medication: Evidence-Based ADHD Care
Kids with ADHD: Finding the Leader Within
Dr. Amen’s 7 Types of ADHD
Increasing the Odds of Success for Your Child with ADHD
Straight Talk About Medications for ADHD
Is ADHD Your Child’s Only Problem?
Untreated ADHD: Lifelong Risks
Comprehensive Treatment for ADHD
NLD and Families
NLD: Teach Social Understanding
NLD: Misinterpreting Voice Tone
NLD: Unmet Learning Challenges
NLD, Social Rules, & Choices
The Black and White World of the NLD Child
Help the School Help Your Child with NLD
14 Ways to Help a Child with NLD Succeed
Strategies for Parenting a Child with NLD
Executive Function Disorder
Strategies for Building EF Skills
EFD: Raise Self-Regulated Learners
Teens and Executive Function Skills
Time Management 101
Working Memory: The Hidden Ingredient in Learning
Improving Executive Skills
Social Emotional Skill Building
Forging Connections in Quarantine
COVID-19: Work on Social Skills
Improving Social Skillfulness
Cyberbullying: Parents Beware
Bullying: Kids with LD Are Easy Targets
Promote Social Skills: Step Away From the Screen
Healthy Friendships for LD Girls
8 Ways to Deal with Hurtful Cliques
Is Your Child Having Social-Adjustment Problems?
Social Skills Building Blocks
Raising Independent Kids
10 Tips for Back-to-School Prep
Making Music Benefits the LD Brain
Prioritize Relationships Over Schoolwork
Collaboration Is Not “Enabling”
Behavior Chart Dos and Don’ts
Focus On the Positives
A New School Year Like None Other
The Father Factor
Kids to Kids: Explaining ADHD
This Year Will Be Better!
Finding the Perfect Career Path
Mentoring for Students with LD
When College Is Not the Next Step
Summertime: Exploring Interests
2E Kids: What’s the Best School?
Does Your Child Have Grit?
10 Strategies for Managing Digital Devices
Is a Small Boarding School Right for Your Child?
How to Build Your Child’s Strengths
Fostering Resiliency at School
Learn Your Child’s Learning Style
Strategies for Raising Independent Kids
Raising Problem Solvers
Self-Advocacy: Strategies for All Ages
Time Management for Kids with LD
Dear Camp Director…
Summer Camp Guidelines for Kids with LD & ADHD
The Power of Positive Communication
High Alert: It’s A New School Year
Life Skills That Make a Difference
5 Keys to Help Kids Achieve Success
7-Point Plan to End Procrastination
Educating Your Child About LD
The Unhealthy Toll of 24-7 Disaster News
To Spy or Not to Spy?
Alexa, Where Are Your Manners?
Emotions & Behaviors
Is It ADHD, OCD, or Both?
Anxiety: 3 Tips to Take Control
ADHD: Teen Boys & Self-Control
Sensory Strategies for Home
Does My Child Need Therapy?
Managing Strong Emotions in Kids
COVID 19: What to Watch For
COVID-19: Managing Child Anxiety
Dealing with Math Anxiety
Is Your Child Depressed?
Anxiety Problems: Signs & Symptoms
DBT May Help Regulate Emotions
Ross Greene on Challenging Behavior
School Suspension for ADHD?
PCIT: Can It Work for Your Child?
Help Your Child Manage Anxiety
Talk Back to Worry
Hooked on Digital Devices
The Stigmatized Child
Anxiety, Depression & LD
Understanding Your Teen
Tools to Manage Stress
Surviving the Teen Years
Stress and the LD Puzzle
Your Child: A Day in His Life
Living with Sensory Processing Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Children Learn If They Can
Is CBT Right For Your Child?
Mindfulness for Kids with LD
Performance Anxiety: High Schoolers Under Pressure
Is Your Child Depressed?
Interview: Ross Greene Talks About Explosive Kids
Helping A Child with Anxiety
Functional Behavioral Assessment: Diagnosing Behavior Problems
Knowing Your Child’s Rights
School Discipline: Your Child’s Rights
Make the Case for Section 504
Determining Placement for Your Child with LD
FERPA: The Right to Review Records
Protecting Students’ Privacy in the Data Age
What Is “Prior Written Notice”?
5 Keys to Navigating the School System
Your Child’s Rights: Response to Intervention
Your Right to Parental Involvement
Your Child’s Rights: Addressing Behavior Problems
Transition Planning for College
Private Schools and IDEA
Resolving Special Ed Disputes
What Is An “Appropriate” Education?
IDEA and the IEP Process
Understanding Section 504
Your Child’s Rights: 6 Principles of IDEA
The ABCs of IEPs
New School Year: Meet the Teacher
Advocacy 101: What Do Advocates Do?
IEP Meeting: 5 Rules for Success
IEP Meeting: Must-Ask Questions
After the IEP Meeting
How to Speak IEP
Meet Your School Psychologist
Essential Elements of an IEP
IEP Meeting: Business As Usual
Extended Time: Useful or Misused?
IEP Meeting: Managing Conflict
Make Room for Talents & Interests
6 Keys to Winning Over Your Child’s Team
Look Back to Prepare for the IEP
Is This Reading Intervention Right for My Child?
Progress Monitoring of Kids with LD
Before the IEP Meeting: 6 Tips for Parents
The IEP: A Primer for Parents New to the Process
Put Social Skills in the IEP
Examples of Accommodations & Modifications
IEP Planning: Accommodations & Modifications
From Evaluation to IEP
Who Should Be On Your Child’s IEP Team?
Tips for Writing an IEP
CV-19: Time for a College Essay?
College Bound: Prepare Ahead
Demystifying the College Application Process for Kids with LD and ADHD
College Bound: SAT or ACT?
Students with LD: Preparing for the SAT or ACT
Financial Aid for College Students with LD
Students with LD: Strategies for College Success
Getting On—And Staying On—the College Track
College Transfer Guide for Students with LD
Is a PG Year Right for Your Child?
College Search: Services vs. Needs
College 101: Freshman Smarts
Are College Consultants Worth It?
Section 504 for College Students
The College Interview
Applying to College: Use the Essay
Keys to College Success
Online Degrees: Pros and Cons
Managing Anxiety in College
Why College Is Daunting for LD Students
Academic Planner: Must-Have Tool for College
Study Like A College Student
Parent to Parent
Walking in My Son’s ADHD Shoes
Siblings: The Lifelong Bond
Sink or Swim? A Parent’s Dilemma
Am I Alone in This?
College: What’s the Right Fit?
10 Things I Wish I’d Known About LD
Talking About Sex
Gifted & ADHD: A Fine Balance
Homeschooling: What to Consider
Looking Back at the Year
Monitor the Classroom Experience
First Aid Tips for Parents
Worrying About Your Other Children
Leaving Special Ed Behind
Setting Our Kids Up for Success
Coming to Grips with LD
Never Stop Believing
Can You See Your Child’s Future?
Anne Ford Shares Her Insights and Experience
Coming to Grips with An LD Diagnosis
A Parent Becomes A Practitioner for Her Child with LD
Dyslexia and the Foreign Language Requirement
The 5 Commandments for Parenting Children with LD
A Cautionary Tale: When Symptoms Are Misleading
Did We Make the Right Decision for Our Son with LD?
Coming To Terms with My Child’s LD
Siblings: A Mother’s Advice
Through My Eyes
The Damaging Myth of Normalcy
Aja Capel: Teen with a Mission
Aja Capel: Different Is Amazing
Getting to Know My Brain
Big-Time Transition to the Big 10
Normal Is Overrated
Striving for Diving
Accepting Myself—LD and All
School Life: A Kid’s Eye View
A Friend Like Hannah
The Gift of Failure
A Passion for Flying
Glimpsing the Future: Life with Dyslexia
Paying It Forward
No Apologies, No Excuses
The Experiences of ADHD in Childhood: “I Have Always Felt Different”
The Damaging Myth of Normalcy
Jonathan Mooney: Still Telling It Like It Is
George Church: Father of Genomics
John Hoke: Nike’s Design Leader
Grace Taskinsoy: LD Advocate
Dannel Malloy: Education Champion
2013 Youth Achievement Awards
Ryan Haggerty: 2011 Youth Achievement Award Winner
Melissa Rey: 2010 Youth Achievement Award Winner
Jaclyn Noble: Future CEO
Michael T. Sullivan: Social Justice Advocate
Jesse Kline: ZOOming to the Top
John Muir Laws: Nature Freak
Jeff Franklin: Science Guy
Simon Pearce: Artisan Extraordinaire
Evan Paul: Game Boy
David Faile: Master of the Skies
2014 Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award Honorees
Ben Foss: Changing the Conversation About Dyslexia
Dr. Lisa Rappaport: Fulfilling A Dream
Ask The Experts
Could My Child Also Have NLD?
How to Find an ADHD College Coach
Managing the Online Workload
Is It Time for a Re-evaluation?
Manage WFH & Corona-Schooling
When Schools Fail to Follow an IEP
LD Services: Is IQ a Disqualifier?
School Denies Evaluation Request
Is My Child Twice Exceptional?
Team Meetings: Stay Positive
Anxiety in the Age of Gun Violence
The Impact of LD on Siblings
Taming the Homework Monster
Encouraging the Reluctant Reader
LD & Asperger’s: Key Differences?
“LD” Label: Pros & Cons
Find Your Child’s Strengths and Interests
Reading Levels: What Do They Tell You?
IEP Challenges: Smart with Behavior Issues
Placing a High Achiever with ADHD
Nothing Helps! What Can I Do?
Is it Ok to Postpone a Reevaluation?
ADHD & Brain Differences
New Challenges for Kids with ADHD
LD Is a Family Affair
Audio E-Book Options
Helping Kids with Processing Issues
Handling Disputes with the School
Are SLD and Dyslexia the Same Diagnosis?
Learning to Manage Time Better
Your Rights to Documentation
Strengths, Talents & Dyslexia
ADHD: Is There a Silver Lining?
Make Learning Math Fun
Is it Time For a New School?
Does My Child Have APD?
ADHD Meds: Risk of Abuse?
Help Getting Organized
Is It Time for a Full Workup?
The Impact of LD on Partners
Getting School Help for NLD Kids
Dyslexia: Reading Program Basics
Teasing Apart Learning Problems
Accommodations & College Acceptance
How to Initiate an Evaluation
Share Your Story
Allison Quirion: The Accidental Community Organizer
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