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  • Helping Your Asperger's Teenager Learn To Date
    Venturing into the world of teen dating with Asperger's syndrome can be tricky. Since teens with Asperger's do not understand social cues the way other peers might, parents have the difficult task of teaching appropriate social skills as well as dating etiquette and safe sex education.
  • Testing for Learning Disabilities
    If a learning disability is suspected, there are certain tests that can help to confirm the diagnosis. Read on to learn more about common testing for learning disabilities.
  • Guiding Your Child With Learning Disabilities to Manage Homework
    Does your child's learning disability make study and homework a challenge? Does he or she consistently hand in work late, unfinished, or not hand it in at all? Check out these top tips for helping your child get their homework and study done easily, on time, and believe it or not, without stress!
  • Tips For Helping Your Autistic Child Understand Emotions
    Many autistic children struggle to understand their own and other people's emotions. Teaching feelings to autistic children is important in the development of communication and social skills. Learning how to identify their own and other people's emotions will ensure an autistic child's success.
  • What My Special Needs Child Taught Me
    Special needs children are challenging both physically and emotionally for parents. When you remember your experiences raising your child, those challenges can be blessings in disguise. Look for the options to improve quality of life; more is possible today for the child with disabilities.
  • Helping Your Teen Cope with an Anxiety Disorder
    An anxiety disorder is categorized by an unusual amount of fear and worry. Many teens that suffer with anxiety also have physical symptoms, such as headaches and stomach aches. Luckily, anxiety is a treatable disorder and there are many ways to help your teen.
  • Trichotillomania: Advice for Families Seeking Home Remedies
    Trichotillomania is a compulsive hair-pulling disorder that can occur in children with learning disorders and other special needs. Mild cases of trichotillomania can be successfully treated at home and home remedies can help support medical treatment.
  • Accredited Homeschools for Children with Learning Disabilities
    The article explains why some families may prefer to use accredited homeschool programs for students with learning disabilities, and provides strategies for finding such programs.
  • The Stages of Puberty for Young Women with Developmental Delays
    Puberty is a time of great change in a girl. Add in a disability and you have a very volatile and scary time for her and for those around her. Knowing when puberty occurs is extremely important in helping the developmentally delayed girl cope.
  • Bullying and Victimization of Students with Special Needs
    Information for parents and schools about the common targets of bullying and appropriate interventions for special education settings. Research includes the consideration of students with emotional disturbances, intellectual and developmental disabilities, ADHD and those lacking social skills.
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