Learning & Thinking Differences

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Reading

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Reading

Does your child struggle to read? Maybe your child avoids reading or is behind in reading skills. Le…

A Day in the Life of a Child With ADHD

What's it like to have ADHD? See a typical day in the life of a child with the most common type of A…

What Is Number Dyslexia?

You might hear the terms "number dyslexia" or "math dyslexia" to describe trouble with math. Find ou…

6 Ways to Help Your Child Focus

Concentration and focus can be trouble spots for kids with ADHD. Here are tips on improving focus in…

Learning & Thinking Differences

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Reading

Does your child struggle to read? Maybe your child avoids reading or is behind in reading skills. Le…

A Day in the Life of a Child With ADHD

What's it like to have ADHD? See a typical day in the life of a child with the most common type of A…

What Is Number Dyslexia?

You might hear the terms "number dyslexia" or "math dyslexia" to describe trouble with math. Find ou…

6 Ways to Help Your Child Focus

Concentration and focus can be trouble spots for kids with ADHD. Here are tips on improving focus in…

Learning & Thinking Differences

Understanding Your Child’s Trouble With Reading

Does your child struggle to read? Maybe your child avoids reading or is behind in reading skills. Le…

A Day in the Life of a Child With ADHD

What's it like to have ADHD? See a typical day in the life of a child with the most common type of A…

What Is Number Dyslexia?

You might hear the terms "number dyslexia" or "math dyslexia" to describe trouble with math. Find ou…

A History of Learning Disabilities and ADHD

This timeline offers a glimpse of how our understanding of ADHD and learning disabilities like dysle…

Inside the Brain: What MRIs Are Teaching Us

MRIs and functional brain scans (fMRIs) are teaching us how the brain works in people with learning …

Learning Disabilities by the Numbers

How many kids get special education services for learning disabilities and ADHD? Explore these and o…

My Child Is Falling Behind in School. Now What?

Is your child struggling or falling behind in school, and you don’t know what to do? Move forward pr…

How Kids Develop Skills From Birth to Age 5

What skills develop during the first five years? Here's how babies, toddlers, and preschoolers typic…

Video: What Reading Fluency Looks Like in Kindergarten

What does reading fluency look like in kindergarten? Get an idea of how kindergartners read by watch…

Developmental Milestones for Middle-Schoolers

What skills do middle-schoolers develop? Here are typical social, language and physical developmenta…

What Your Child Is Expected to Learn in High School

Learn about the academic skills your child should learn in high school. Read about the math, languag…

Understanding ADHD

What is ADHD, and how does it affect kids? Use this comprehensive guide to understand ADHD in childr…

Dyslexia: Strategies You Can Try at Home

If your child has dyslexia, try these fun, at-home strategies to work on reading skills.

Video: Dyslexia and the Brain

How does the brain of a dyslexic child work differently? Watch this video to hear from a dyslexia ex…

Types of ADHD Medications

What ADHD medications are available for children? Read about types of stimulant and non-stimulant AD…

PBIS: What You Need to Know

Positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) is a schoolwide approach to make schools safer…

10 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Doctor or Specialist Before Starting a Treatment

Before your child starts a treatment or therapy for learning and thinking differences, ask the docto…

FAQs About Social Skills Groups

Kids who struggle with communication and social skills may benefit from a social skills group. Learn…

Early Intervention: What You Need to Know

What is early intervention, and how does it help young children with developmental delays? Get the b…

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…

5 Things Not to Say to Your Child About Dyslexia

Ben Foss, an adult with dyslexia, gives parents tips about what comments may hurt kids who struggle …

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…

How to Get Your Child to Talk About School

With some kids, it's like pulling teeth to get them to talk about school. Use these tips and convers…

Video: Interview Silvia Ortiz-Rosales, Teen With Dyslexia

Silvia Ortiz-Rosales is a teen with dyslexia who's tackling a big challenge: studying journalism. Fi…

Celebrity Quotes: Learning From Challenges

Ever wonder what famous people have to say about their learning and attention issues? Here, quotes f…

Video: Parenting a Daughter With Dyslexia and ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD and dyslexia is challenging. In this video, a mom describes the hardest …

Celebrities With Dyslexia, ADHD and Dyscalculia

From Justin Timberlake to Whoopi Goldberg, many celebrities who learn and think differently. Read ab…

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