A New School Year Like None Other

For students who learn differently, summer usually provides a respite from the social, emotional, behavioral, and learning issues that can make school challenging. Ideally, come fall, these kids are refreshed and ready to start anew. That’s not the case this… Read the rest

Back to School: Be Kind to Yourself

By Peg Dawson, Ed.D, NCSP As the new school year dawns, chances are you’re filled with trepidation. Sending your child back into a classroom in the midst of a global pandemic is cause for high anxiety; so is keeping him… Read the rest

Strategies for Parenting a Child with NLD

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD) are not just learning disabilities; the motor, sensory, and social issues associated with NLD affect life on every level. Children with NLD have difficulty combining information coming at them from different channels—visual, auditory, sensory—into a “big… Read the rest

COVID-19 Disrupts Childhood Vaccination Programs

Among the lessons learned from the worldwide coronavirus pandemic is that global health is local health: In today’s world, diseases in one country can quickly spread to others. It’s therefore alarming to see that that the World Health Organization (WHO)… Read the rest

Another Option to Corona-Schooling

By Betty Granata With talk of schools reopening for fall despite the surge in coronavirus cases, some parents are thinking about homeschooling. In this post from our archive a parent of two kids with LD sheds light on her family’s… Read the rest