By Susan Baum, Ph.D.
Students with learning disabilities who are also gifted have unique needs. These twice-exceptional (2e) kids understand far more than their mainstream peers, yet they may have trouble spelling simple words, tying their shoes, or remembering to… Read the rest
I’m often asked by parents of bright children with LD and/or ADHD how they can tell if their child is “2e”, or twice exceptional, meaning intellectually gifted as well as learning disabled.
To know for sure, your child needs a… Read the rest
Summer is almost upon us raising the age-old question of what your child should/could do with two to three months of free time.
For many the school year is jam-packed with activities. Even though we worry our children are over-scheduled,… Read the rest
Children with NLD have widely different learning and behavioral profiles, yet they often share a common trait: anxiety over transitions. Indeed, many children with learning disabilities experience anxiety in the face of change. To minimize concerns for children with NLD… Read the rest
Is your bright child under-performing in school? Should you even worry about it?
I was one of those people who did well in school without too much effort. My parents made it clear that straight A’s were expected, and I… Read the rest