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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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Improving the School Experience for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Elizabeth Reeve, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Every day, children pour out of classrooms and head to buses, cars, and sidewalks to get home from school. At some point later in … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

No Child Left Behind was one of those wonderful and increasingly rare things that everyone could agree on—conservatives and liberals, teachers and business groups, parents and students, politicos at the state and federal level. Nobody liked it. Calling it a … Continue reading

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