Help For an Older Child with Reading Problems

When it comes to adolescents with reading difficulties, research shows that interventions should consist of the core elements listed below. These are the same interventions used with younger struggling readers, however they’re adjusted for age and experience. 1. Phonemic Awareness… Read the rest

Evaluation Fundamentals

For a child with learning disabilities or ADHD, the evaluation is the first step toward addressing his issues. Knowing what to expect will ease your fears and your child’s and ensure that the results are used appropriately. Evaluation Goals A… Read the rest

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD is the diagnosis for an array of difficulties, but the common thread that unites them is difficulty in regulating attention—paying the right amount of attention for the appropriate amount of time. In addition, symptoms typically include distractibility, and often… Read the rest

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

Dr. Amen’s 7 Types of ADHD

ADHD is not a one-size-fits-all diagnosis, and no one knows that better than Dr. Daniel G. Amen. Amen, a psychiatrist and brain imaging specialist, has been studying ADHD for more than two decades, and what he’s learned is challenging conventional… Read the rest