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    Musical
    Multiple Intelligences - Musical
    Multiple Intelligences Learning Style: Musical Musical intelligence is the earliest of all talents to emerge -- even babies can sing and match rhythmic structures. Exposure to music can help kids increase their coordination, understand their cult...
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    Interpersonal
    Multiple Intelligences - Interpersonal
    Multiple Intelligences Learning Style: Interpersonal Interpersonal intelligence is about understanding other people. This gift is closely tied to intrapersonal intelligence -- understanding of self. Normally, neither can develop without the other...
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    Signs of Giftedness
    Is Your Young Child Gifted?
    "Is my child gifted?" Take this quiz to learn how to recognize the signs of early giftedness in a child. ...
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    Naturalistic
    Multiple Intelligences - Naturalistic
    Multiple Intelligences Learning Style: Naturalistic Naturalistic talent is the ability to easily recognize and classify plants, animals, and other things in nature. Some young children are great at this: Take the four-year-old who's an encycloped...
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    Logical-Mathematical
    Multiple Intelligences - Logical - Mathematical
    Multiple Intelligences Learning Style: Logical - Mathematical People who favor this gift look for patterns when they solve problems. This intelligence is very important at school, and in taking standardized tests. Some school subjects may be diff...
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    Linguistic
    Multiple Intelligences - Linguistic
    multiple intelligences Learning Style: Linguistic Linguistic gifts are all about words and how we communicate. We put them to work whenever we speak, read, write, or listen. In the classroom, kids must draw on their linguistic talents all the ti...
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    Classroom Modifications
    The Best Classrooms for Children with ADHD
    The Best Classrooms for Children with ADHDWhat is the best classroom environment for a child with ADHD? The ideal classroom will be informal but structured. That may sound contradictory at first, because we tend to think of structure and formali...
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    Spatial
    Multiple Intelligences - Spatial
    Multiple Intelligences Learning Style: Spatial Ever sketch the dimensions of a room before rearranging the furniture? That's using your spatial intelligence! There's even a link between our ability to form mental images and reading comprehension....
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    Multiple Intelligences
    Multiple Intelligences
    multiple intelligencesWhat Are Your Child's Special Gifts?Every child has their own style of learning. Take our evaluation to find out what your child's special gifts and unique learning styles are and discover the best ways to enourage them. Sta...
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    Diagnosing Lds
    Top 10 Tips for Parents Who Have a Child with LD
    As a parent, learning disabilities can be tough to deal with some times. Find strategies to help cope with your child's disability, and tips to help your child manage in and out of the classroom. ...
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    Empathy
    6 Tips to Talk to Your Kids About Disabilities
    Whether it's a classmate who is on the autism spectrum or a loved one with muscular dystrophy, your child probably has someone in her life with a disability that she might have questions about. No matter what the situation, it's important to be p...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Signs and Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome
    The 6 Characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome
    Has your child been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome? Read up on the characteristics of this disorder, so you can find strategies to cope with your child's behaviors. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    ADHD
    New Study Finds ADHD Linked to Pesticide Exposure
    New Study Finds ADHD Linked to Pesticide ExposureA new study has revealed that children exposed to higher amounts of a common pesticide found on commercially-grown produce are more likely to have ADHD than those exposed to lesser amounts. Effects...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Best Toys
    Top 10 Developmental Toys for Children with Special Needs
    When your child has special needs, you want to do everything you can to help him learn and grow. The good news is, learning time can be play time, too. Whether your child is physically or learning disabled, or you would just like to work on his d...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Learning Styles
    Multiple Intelligences
    Is Your Kid a Visual, Auditory or Kinesthetic Learner?
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that the incidence of learning disabilities in the general population is 15 to 20 percent. About 4 percent of children in the United States are classified as having a learning disability. Unfortu...
    Terry Farwell
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    Causes of Autism
    The Mystery of Autism: 4 Potential Causes that May Surprise You
    The Mystery of Autism: 4 Potential Causes that May Surprise You Could you inadvertently be putting your child at risk of developing autism? According to an October 2009 study in the journal Pediatrics, 1 out of every 91 kids between the ages of 3...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Assistive Technology
    Special Tools for Special Needs: New Technologies Help LD Kids
    Special Tools for Special Needs: New Technologies Help LD Kids In recent years, new assistive technologies (AT) have made strides in helping children and adults with learning disabilities overcome their specific areas of weakness. Whether it's a ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Signs of Giftedness
    Gifted Kids or Gifted Mothers
    Gifted Kids or Gifted Mothers In a fascinating study in the early 1990s, Ellen Moss and her colleagues compared the way that mothers of exceptionally gifted preschoolers talked to them during problem-solving tasks with conversations between ...