Is My Child Twice Exceptional?

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

Summertime: Exploring Interests

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

Prepare Your Child with NLD for Summer

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

Academic Underachievement

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