The Power of Positive Communication

It’s important for parents of children with LD and ADHD to help their kids live independent and responsible lives. However, even the most well-intentioned parents often struggle with how to help their child become self-reliant. Below are guidelines to encourage… Read the rest

Placing a High Achiever with ADHD

You’re faced with an important decision. You are right to be concerned about the nature of the placement and the challenges it brings. I have three important issues for you to consider as you make your decision: Your son’s academic… Read the rest

IEP Challenges: Smart with Behavior Issues

Without more specific information, it is not clear what should be included in an IEP for your son. The first step, therefore, is to call for a team meeting to reach agreement on the information that is needed to provide… Read the rest

Ask Our Experts

At Smart Kids, we believe that you’re the expert when it comes to your child. But while you know your child better than anyone else, you rely on others to provide information to help you determine what’s in your child’s… Read the rest

“LD” Label: Pros & Cons

Having a child diagnosed can bring tremendous relief to both parents and child. All of you finally have an answer as to why she’s been struggling. In addition, the diagnostic process should provide you with a better understanding of her… Read the rest