By Kate Kelly
The demands of high school and preparing for life after graduation can be frustrating for teens with learning and attention issues. Here are some signs that your child may be frustrated—and advice on how to help.
Kate Kelly has been writing and editing for more than 20 years, with a focus on parenting.
Jenn Osen-Foss, M.A.T., is an instructional coach, supporting teachers in using differentiated instruction, interventions and co-planning.
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