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Spotting ADHD in Girls

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Cranky and Blue In the United States from 2011 to 2013, 9.5 percent of children ages 4–17 were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). More specifically, for … Continue reading

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A Summertime Survival Guide for Parents of Kids with LD

By Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with LD Songs about summertime have lyrics that tell us it’s “time to sit back and unwind,” or that “the living is easy.” Other songs lament “summertime sadness” and … Continue reading

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Legal Protections for Kids with LD

By Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with LD Kids with LD (learning differences) are most successful at school, at home, and in their communities when they have strong advocates. In most cases, these advocates are parents … Continue reading

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Students with LD: What’s the Difference Between an IEP and a 504 Plan?

By Rhoda Cummings, Ed.D., author of The Survival Guide for Kids with LD In my book, The Survival Guide for Kids with LD, I describe LD as a learning difference instead of a learning disability. That’s because kids with LD … Continue reading

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How Drawing Helped Me Cope with My Learning Difference

By Trevor Romain, author of Bullying Is a Pain in the Brain I remember the very first time I experienced the power of art in learning. It was in my special education class at primary school in South Africa. I was … Continue reading

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