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
9 Surprising Facts About Learning and Attention Issues
What’s the Difference Between Learning Disabilities and Learning and Attention Issues?
Is Premature Birth Linked to Learning and Attention Issues?
The Difference Between Speech-Language Disorders and Attention Issues
Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Learning and Attention Issues
What’s the Difference Between Learning Disabilities and Intellectual Disabilities?
Get examples of types of tests in a dyslexia evaluation and what they measure.
Why this dad feels like IEP team members barely notice him, and what he’s doing to change that.
Learn what tools are available and where to find them.
Keep these factors in mind when college hunting for students with learning and attention issues.
Sep 30th at 10:00 am
Learn about the motor skills OTs may work on, and the specific exercises they use.
Make sure the teacher knows how dyslexia affects your child. Here’s how.
Watch as a new college graduate reunites with her third-grade teacher.
You may hear “ADD” and “ADHD” used interchangeably. But they’re not exactly the same. Learn about the differences.
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