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  • Does My Child Have a Delay or a Learning Disability?
    Parents will naturally compare their children to others and may worry if their child seems to be falling behind. All children develop at their own speed and can be very different from each other while still within the norm. Now what to watch out for to determine if your child may have a delay.
  • Talking to Your Teenager About Asperger's
    The ramifications of an Asperger's diagnosis may be difficult for many Aspie teens to comprehend. Here are a number of important tips to help you the parent explain the disorder to your child.
  • Home Help for Children with Dyslexia: 5 Websites and Advice That Won't Cost a Cent
    Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects 5-10 percent of Americans. If your child has dyslexia, he or she can receive help at school, but it is also important to support him at home. You can help your child be successful through the many free activities available to children with dyslexia.
  • One Parent's Experience With Assistive Technology
    Assistive technology is an ever-expanding, constantly changing field and one that is very exciting for families with children with a learning disability. Learn from our experiences with our son Aaron and the technologies that worked for him.
  • Task Boxes for Children With Autism: Review of Hands-On Tasks
    Children with autism benefit from special resources like task boxes. A kindergarten level child can use these boxes to develop small and large motor skills, learn colors and shapes, and recognize patterns and sequences. Find out more about two of the best sources for these work boxes.
  • A Job Like No Other: The Role of Parents of Children With Special Needs
    Being a parent is likely the most difficult job one can accept. This job becomes even more difficult when a child has disabilities. Discover the important roles of parents of children with special needs and how critical they are to a child’s education and development.
  • Free Web Tests That Help in the Early Diagnosis of Dyslexia in kids
    Have you been noticing possible signs of dyslexia in your children? Perhaps you should try out a free online dyslexia test for kids to determine if your child is exhibiting symptoms of this condition. Now's the time to take this first step by exploring several of these free tests that are available.
  • How the Family Can Help the Child With OCD
    OCD is a disorder characterized by obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions may take the form of doubts or disturbing images whereas compulsions tend to be repetitive rituals. Whether your child has been diagnosed with OCD or is exhibiting signs, family support is important.
  • Pros and Cons of Homeschooling a Child with Asperger's
    You might be considering homeschooling for your Aspeger's child and may be questioning whether it is a good alternative. This article looks at the pros and cons of homeschooling to help you make an informed decision.
  • Five Effective Tips for Parents of Dyslexic Kids
    Parents of dyslexic children can easily get confused or be overwhelmed by the many suggested methods for helping their kids learning better and perform at higher levels. Here we discuss five highly effective ways to help a dyslexic child overcome learning disabilities.
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