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Parenting a child with a learning disability can be challenging. We've gathered information that educators can share with parents to help them provide the best support for their child at home and at school.

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The Process of Discovery: Finding Out Why Your Child is Struggling

Motivation: The Key to Academic Success

Motivation is key to school success. Just as the actor asks a director, "What is my motivation, for this scene?," the child turns to teachers, parents, and peers to discover the "why" of learning. Motivation is often defined as a need or drive that energizes behavior toward a goal.

Criando Estudiantes de Postsecundaria con Discapacidades: Convirtiéndose en el Mentor, Abogado* y Guía que su Hijo Necesita

What to Look for in a Sleepaway Camp

Sample Letters: Writing a Positive Feedback Letter

Sample Letters: Writing a Follow-up Letter

Sample Letters: Filing a Complaint with the State Department of Education

Sample Letters: Requesting a Due Process Hearing

Sample Letters: Informing the School that You Intend to Enroll Your Child in a Private School at Public Expense

Sample Letters: Requesting Mediation

Sample Letters: Requesting Prior Written Notice

Sample Letters: Requesting A Change of Placement

Sample Letters: Requesting a Meeting to Review the Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Sample Letters: Requesting Your Child's Records

Sample Letters: Requesting an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) at Public Expense

Sample Letters: Requesting an Initial Evaluation for Special Education Services

Communicating with Your Child's School Through Letter Writing

Write letters to your school that will communicate well. The school system really wants to help your child get the best possible education. This publication shows how to tell them what they need to know. Find model letters to request an initial evaluation for special education services, to review your child's records, to meet to discuss your IEP, and more.


Family mealtimes are a great way to reinforce communication skills and promote early literacy and good behavior with your child. Read on to learn how to with some simple activities designed to encourage language, problem solving, good habits.

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

A comprehensive guide on AD/HD from our partners at the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY).

Parenting Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities: Becoming the Mentor, Advocate, and Guide Your Young Adult Needs

Learn how to launch your child to success through learning to parent your children as they become independent young adults. Although you no longer have the same authority, your guidance and support are critical.

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