Never Stop Believing

The best piece of advice I ever received as a parent of a child with learning disabilities was to always believe in my child, because if I didn’t believe in him, he wouldn’t believe in himself. While this is great… Read the rest

A New School Year: Tips for Success

By Eve Kessler, Esq. With school just around the corner, there’s no time like the present to prepare for a new school year. As parents it’s your job to manage your child’s education and secure her rights under the law.… Read the rest

Talking to Your Teen About Sex

By Beth Margolin When my teenage son was six years old, he asked me how babies get out of their mother’s belly. My three year old was also there at the time, and I was proud of my answer. “When… Read the rest

Homeschooling LD Kids: Making the Decision

By Betty Granata Today, it’s estimated that over two million children are homeschooled in the U.S. And according to a 2007 National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) report, 6% list special needs as the primary reason for choosing homeschooling. More… Read the rest

The Forgotten Child

In her fourth and newest book, Anne Ford, the long-time advocate for children with learning disabilities, turns her attention to the impact of LD on families. The Forgotten Child explores territory often overlooked in the literature, yet challenging for so… Read the rest