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  • School and Learning
    Tools for LD Children
    How to Rewrite Effectively
    How to Rewrite EffectivelyRewriting is probably the most important part of the writing process. I can guarantee you that if you take this next step with your child, they will receive at least one letter grade higher than if they stopped right at ...
    Jonathan Mooney
  • School and Learning
    Tools for LD Children
    How to Improve Reading Comprehension
    How to Improve Reading ComprehensionWhen I was a kid, you would have hated to sit by me in the library. With my books splayed everywhere and my feet tapping at a hundred miles a minute, I mouthed every word of the book I was reading out loud. Whe...
    Jonathan Mooney
  • School and Learning
    Section 504 and Idea
    The Differences Between IDEA and Section 504
    The Differences Between IDEA and Section 504From the Council for Exceptional Children An Overview of IDEA and Section 504 Since 1975, every child with a disability has been entitled to a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) designed to ...
    Laurie U. deBettencourt
  • School and Learning
    IEPs
    ADHD, IEPs, and Retention
    Read why not everyone who has ADHD gets to have an IEP. ...
  • School and Learning
    IEPs
    One-on-One Aid Through the 504?
    If a child has an IEP, then she is eligible for special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. ...
  • School and Learning
    Assistive Technology
    Is Fast ForWord Program Worth the Expense?
    Get an expert opinion about the Fast ForWord program and learn about other, less expensive interventions. ...
  • School and Learning
    Classroom Modifications
    Classroom Modifications for Students with ADD/ADHD
    Modifications Is your child struggling in the classroom and not able to stay focused on his schoolwork? Ask your child's teacher if she can try these tips from special education teacher Francisca Jorgensen with your child. 1. Make sure your chi...
    the Council for Exceptional Children
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    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • School and Learning
    Tools for LD Children
    How to Help Your LD Child
    Don't despair because your child is having trouble learning. Instead, figure out what you can do to help. ...
  • School and Learning
    Section 504 and Idea
    IEPs and 504 Plans
    A parent wonders whether a child can be on an IEP and a 504 Plan at the same time. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fine-Motor Skills
    Poor Handwriting Due to Motor Skill Problems
    How can you go about getting your child's school to perform motor skills testing? ...
  • Learning Disabilities Printables
    Learning Difficulties Checklist
    This checklist can help you learn whether your teen is showing signs of any learning disabilities. ...
  • School and Learning
    Special Education Laws
    Education Rights Violated?
    When your child's constitutional rights to an equal education are violated, there are steps you can take. ...
  • School and Learning
    Teacher/Child Relationships
    ADHD and Schoolwork
    Learn what you can do when you suspect that your child's teacher has given up on him. ...
  • School and Learning
    Section 504 and Idea
    Does My ADHD Child Qualify for Special Education?
    Learn what qualifies a child for Section 504. ...
  • School and Learning
    Special Education
    Daughter with Low IQ Needs Help
    What sort of interventions are recommended for a child with low IQ? ...
  • Baby Name Finder
    Baby Names
    Baby Name Finder
    Search names and meanings in our Baby Name center.
    familyeducation editors
  • School and Learning
    Special Education Laws
    LD Therapy Postponed
    Find out what you can do when your child's school denies LD therapy due to lack of resources. ...