Building On Strengths

Types of Strengths in Kids

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

Download: Strengths Chain for Your Child

A strengths chain is a fun way for kids to see their strengths and how they link together. Download …

Download: Growth Mindset Activities for Kids

Looking for activities to help your child develop a growth mindset, rather than a fixed mindset? Dow…

11 Books to Help Kids Build a Growth Mindset

Having a growth mindset can help kids with learning and attention issues learn to take on challenges…

Growth Mindset: What You Need to Know

What is growth mindset? Read about growth mindset for kids and how developing a growth mindset can h…

Download: Growth Mindset Activities for Kids

Looking for activities to help your child develop a growth mindset, rather than a fixed mindset? Dow…

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 …

Neurodiversity: What You Need to Know

What is neurodiversity? Find out what neurodiversity means and how the concept can benefit kids with…

11 Books to Help Kids Build a Growth Mindset

Having a growth mindset can help kids with learning and attention issues learn to take on challenges…

6 Tips for Helping Your Child Build Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a helpful skill for kids with learning and attention issues. Get tips on h…

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…

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…

All About Twice-Exceptional Students

What does it mean to be a twice-exceptional learner, or “2E”? Learn more about gifted children with …

7 Myths About Twice-Exceptional (2E) Students

There are many misconceptions about twice-exceptional (2E) students. Get the truth behind these myth…

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 …

Learning Strengths: What You Need to Know

Understanding kids' learning strengths, or learning styles, can help them learn new information and …

4 Strengths That Come From Challenges

Learn the four hidden strengths that kids with learning and attention issues (like ADHD and dyslexia…

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…

How to Choose the Right Job for Your Teen’s Strengths

Teens with learning disabilities and ADHD need to consider strengths and challenges when choosing a …

9 Tips for Reacting to Your Child’s Report Card

How should you react to a disappointing report card? Here are ideas on how to react to a bad report …

Could ADHD Be a Plus in the Right Environment?

In a New York Times op-ed, “A Natural Fix for ADHD,” Richard Friedman writes that adding novelty and…

Video: A High-Schooler With Dyslexia Discovers Her Passion

This high school senior shares what it was like growing up with dyslexia and how she managed to find…

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