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

Taming the Homework Monster

Anyone with children knows that homework never ends! While many students consider it the toughest part of the school day, homework also can be a painful aspect of parenting—especially for those whose children have learning difficulties. However, that need not… Read the rest

Find Your Child’s Strengths and Interests

This is such an important question! The focus of practically every assessment and IEP is on a child’s weaknesses and how to treat his or her disabilities. This approach, known as the “medical model,” is based on the belief that… Read the rest