By Amanda Morin
Explore the history of learning and attention issues. Take a look at this timeline to learn about advances in research and special education law. And find out when some famous people went public about their learning and attention issues.
A parent advocate and former teacher, Amanda Morin is the proud mom of kids with learning and attention issues and the author of The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education.
Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 30, 2014
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Learning Disabilities by the Numbers
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Helping Your Child, and You, #BeUnderstood
Video: The Animated Journey of a Child Struggling in School
For LD, ADHD and Dyslexia Awareness Months, we’re launching a special campaign to help you and your child #BeUnderstood.
Here are seven tips for starting the conversation.
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