Back to School: Educators’ Opinions

As the academic year gets underway in most parts of the country, a recent survey from Education Week shows that teacher morale is at a recent low and that student enrollment is dropping due to COVID-19. The survey, conducted the… Read the rest

Roundup: LD & ADHD COVID-19 News

Even now as we spend seemingly endless hours in front of our screens, we may not see all the information that will help manage the COVID-19 disruptions. Following are a few items that parents of children with LD and ADHD… Read the rest

COVID-19: Tele-Therapies Under Pressure

With the coronavirus shuttering schools across the country, students with special needs are bearing a disproportionate amount of the burden. It’s one thing to learn your ABCs in the online classroom, but not even a high-speed internet can make up… Read the rest

Social Media: Better Safe Than Sorry

Students are routinely warned to think twice about what they choose to share on social media. Once that snapshot of you passed out at last weekend’s party is in cyberspace, it’s there for anyone to see—even the admissions officer at… Read the rest

Common Household Chemicals Impact IQ

The good news is that IQ loss due to childhood exposure to lead and mercury has declined significantly in the U.S, most likely due to decades-long efforts aimed at restricting the use of these heavy metals. The bad news is… Read the rest