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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
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    When your teenager has ADHD, ODD, and LD, it's wise to be proactive and plan ahead to meet his needs in high school. ...
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    High School Milestones and Obstacles
    Top 10 Skills for High-School Students
    Whether you're a freshman or a senior, developing the following 10 skills will help you achieve success in school, in your chosen career, and in life. ...
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    High-School Grad with LD Seeks Help
    Is there any help for a high-school grad who had an IEP for SLD in reading, writing, and study skills? ...
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    High School and Higher Expectations
    High School and Higher Expectations I am an advocate for my kids, in the truest sense of the word. I made it my responsibility to inform all of their high school teachers, counselors, and principals that our family goal was for them to attend col...
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    Regretful Dropout
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    High School Milestones and Obstacles
    LD, High School, and Grades
    Teachers and parents must be honest with a child about his learning needs and skills, so that he's not surprised when he "hits the wall" in high school. ...
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    Dyslexia
    Dyslexia and the High-Schooler
    Dyslexia and the High-Schooler By the time students reach high school, many have managed to camouflage their dyslexia with well-developed strategies or deceptions that cover up academic lapses. Others continue to have problems and may suffer from...
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    Dyslexia
    Dyslexia and the High-Schooler
    Dyslexia and the High-Schooler By the time students reach high school, many have managed to camouflage their dyslexia with well-developed strategies or deceptions that cover up academic lapses. Others continue to have problems and may suffer from...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    High School Milestones and Obstacles
    Juniors: Hitting Their Stride
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