Empowering Your Child

The Importance of Positive Self-Esteem for Kids

Learn what self-esteem is and why positive self-esteem is so important for kids. And get tips to hel…

5 Steps for Recognizing Strengths in Kids

When you focus on your child's challenges, it can be easy to overlook strengths. Follow these steps …

Types of Strengths in Kids

What are your child's strengths? Use this checklist to identify strengths in kids, and see examples …

How to Give Praise That Builds Your Child’s Self-Esteem

The best type of praise helps kids recognize their own effort. Here's what you can say to praise you…

Download: Self-Awareness Worksheets for Kids

Download self-awareness worksheets for young children and teens and tweens. Print a free worksheet t…

Can I Ask for Self-Advocacy IEP Goals for My Child?

Self-advocacy is an important skill for kids who learn and think differently. Find out if you can in…

What to Say When Your Child Says “I Can’t Do It”

You child says "I can't do it" or "It's too hard." What's the best way to react? Here are three ways…

The Importance of Self-Advocacy for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

What is self-advocacy? Read about the importance of self-advocacy for kids who learn and think diffe…

6 Tips for Helping Your Grade-Schooler Learn to Self-Advocate

Standing up for yourself is an important skill to learn. Find out how you can teach self-advocacy sk…

6 Tips for Helping Your High-Schooler Learn to Self-Advocate

The ability to stand up for yourself is an important skill for high-schoolers to have. Learn how you…

Should My Child to Go to IEP Meetings?

When is your child old enough or mature enough to attend IEP meetings? Get advice from an expert on …

12 Questions to Ask the School About 2E Students

How does your child's school support twice-exceptional (2E) students? Use this list of questions to …

4 Ways to Help Your Child Build a Support Network

You are your child's biggest supporter, but it's good for her to have other people she can turn to. …

8 Steps for Helping Third and Fourth Graders Become Self-Advocates

Third and fourth grade is a key time for kids to learn self-advocacy. Get tips on how to help kids a…

7 Ways to Help Your Child Develop Positive Self-Esteem

Developing positive self-esteem can be challenging for kids with learning and attention issues. Try …

The Importance of Self-Awareness in Kids

What is self-awareness? And how do kids develop self-awareness? Learn about the importance of self-a…

5 Ways to Help Your Grade-Schooler Gain Self-Awareness

Self-awareness can help children understand their strengths and weaknesses, and what they need to su…

7 Ways to Help Teens and Tweens Gain Self-Awareness

As they mature, tweens and teens begin to grow more self-aware. Learn how to encourage healthy self-…

9 Activities to Help Your Child Explore Strengths and Passions

Helping your child who has learning and attention issues explore strengths and passions can boost se…

How to Talk to Your Child About Learning and Thinking Differences

When kids learn and think differently, it's important to talk openly. Here are conversation starters…