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

Managing Strong Emotions in Kids

Have you ever been so overwhelmed with an emotion that it felt all-consuming? If so, you know that when emotions take the reins, it’s impossible to focus on the situation at hand, process logical reasoning, and problem-solve. The crippling impact… Read the rest

COVID-19: Use Psychology Tools to Cope

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D. Families everywhere are dealing with heightened stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic, with no signs that it will lessen anytime soon as we try to navigate new and ongoing challenges. All children—but especially those with learning… Read the rest