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    Facts About Lds
    Information on LD
    Find resources for educating yourself about learning disabilities. ...
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    LD and Depression
    Learn what to do when you suspect depression in your child with LD. ...
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    Choosing a Quality School
    Nonverbal LD, ADHD, and Post-Traumatic Stress
    A parent who seeks a new school for her son wants to know what questions to ask about teaching methods for nonverbal LD. ...
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    Gifted and LD
    Find advice on what to do when the staff at your child's school doesn't understand learning disabilities. ...
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    Nonverbal LD Can Worsen Over Time
    The dysfunctions associated with nonverbal learning disabilities can worsen as your child grows older. ...
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    How Do I Tell My Son About His LD?
    Discover a recommended resource that can help you tell your son about his LD. ...
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    Perceptual Motor Problems
    Visual motor problems require special accommodations in the classroom. ...
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    Q&A: ADHD and Other Disabilities
    Q&A: ADHD and Other DisabilitiesLD, OCD, Tourette Syndrome, poor motor skills... There are often other problems besides ADHD. Read other parents' questions for more information on attention deficit disorders and other disabilities. 1. My first-...
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    Good Grades Despite Learning Disabilities?
    It's certainly possible for a child to have learning disabilities while maintaining excellent grades. ...
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    Spelling Problems Run in Family
    There is often a genetic component to learning disabilities. ...
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    Q&A: Learning Disabilities
    Q&A: Learning DisabilitiesFind out the answers to other parents' questions about LD. 1. How can you say a child has a learning disability when he just may be a late bloomer? Read the answer... 2. How can you tell after only two months in kinder...
    Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D.
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    ADHD or Affective Disorder?
    A parent seeks help understanding her daughter's diagnosis of ADHD and affective disorder. ...
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    Third-Grader with Reading Difficulties
    A parent is frustrated that her child's teachers can't explain the exact nature of her child's LD and how it is impacting her ability to learn to read. ...
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    Could Seizure Meds During Pregnancy Cause LD?
    A mother is concerned that the medication she took during pregnancy could have caused her son's learning difficulties. ...
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    About Learning Disabilities
    About Learning DisabilitiesWhat is the legal definition of learning disabilities? The regulations for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), formerly the Education of the Handicapped Act (EHA), define a learning disability as a "...
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    Tools for LD Children
    Books and Learning Software for Kids with LD
    Learn how to find books and learning software to teach your LD child when school isn't in session. ...
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    Facts About Lds
    Ten Quick Q&A about Learning Disabilities
    Ten Quick Q&A about Learning Disabilities1. What do I do if I think my child has a learning disability? Contact your child's teacher and the director of special education and request an evaluation. 2. What causes a learning disability? There are ...
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    Intervention and Medication for children with ADHD
    Intervention and Medication for children with ADHDWhat is educational intervention? What is behavior management? What about medication? What is educational intervention? Many children with AD/HD experience the greatest difficulty in school, wher...