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4 Things Parents of an ADHD Child Want You to Know

Do you really know what a child with ADHD and his parents are going through?
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Study Finds Autistic Children Have Wider Eyes and Distinct Facial Features

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According to a report from MSNBC, a new study by the University of Missouri suggests that children with autism may have wider eyes and distinct facial features. By analyzing 3-D images of children with autism and comparing them with images of children without the disorder, researchers discovered some
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A Parent's Guide to the IEP

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What is an IEP? An IEP is an individualized education program for children who receive special education or special services in the public school system. Each IEP must be written for one student and be a custom plan describing his or her educational goals, services provided, modifications to curriculum
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Warning Signs of a Learning Disability

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Are you concerned that your child might have a learning disability? A learning disability is a condition that effects how your child reads, does math and processes information. Researchers theorize that learning disabilities are caused by malfunctions in the brain. Having a learning disability is a life-long
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Reversing Letters: Is This Dyslexia?

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Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that results in people having a hard time with reading, writing and spelling. It is not a function of lack of intelligence or ability to learn. Letter reversal in writing can be one symptom of dyslexia, but this does not mean that every child who reverses
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What Can You Do If Your Child Has Trouble Reading?

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By Nancy Da Silva Your child dreads reading time at school and runs screaming in the opposite direction if you suggest sitting down and reading a story together. If your child is well past the age where he should be adept at reading and yet still has great difficulty, what could be the reason? More importantly,
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