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    The Best Classrooms for Children with ADHD
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    Resource Room Problems
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    Qualifying for Special Education
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    Classroom Modifications for Students with ADD/ADHD
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    Nonverbal Learning Disorder
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    Classroom Distractions
    If your child feels distracted in school, talk to his teacher to figure out a solution. ...
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    Classroom Modifications for Students with ADD/ADHD
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    the Council for Exceptional Children
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    Special Education: Communication and Letters
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    Margy Davidson
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    Twins in School
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    Teacher Wants to Help Child with LD
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    LD Class Size Too Large
    A parent asks how she might go about getting the class numbers lowered in order to improve the learning in a special ed classroom. ...
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    ADHD and Schoolwork
    Learn what you can do when you suspect that your child's teacher has given up on him. ...
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