7-Point Plan to End Procrastination

Parents of children with LD often complain about their child’s endless procrastination, particularly when it comes to homework. Parents find themselves having to act as homework police: tension mounts, voices rise, and before they know it, they hear themselves accusing… Read the rest

The Damaging Myth of Normalcy

By the time I was in second grade I thought I was stupid and crazy. Why? Because that’s what I was taught. Those are not thoughts I would have come to on my own. Think about it. We all know… Read the rest

Is Your Child Depressed?

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry about 5% of children and teens suffer from depression serious enough to interfere with normal functioning. And, not surprisingly, children with learning disabilities have higher rates of depression than their… Read the rest

Is ADHD Your Child’s Only Problem?

ADHD is a lifelong, genetic neurobiological disorder that impacts up to 11% of American children. The core of the disorder is not hyperactivity, as people generally believe, but inattention, poor executive functioning, and an inability to stay on task. Although… Read the rest