Thinking Ahead to the Next School Year
Though this school year's only just ending, now's an optimal time to start planning for the next one. Take the summer to learn the ins and outs of individualized education plans and the special education process so that you're ready to go next fall.
A special education expert explains how to write SMART IEP goals in reading, writing, and math.
A parent says: My child's school counselor recommended medication when we met to discuss LD testing. Is this necessary?
Our legal expert, Matt Cohen, says by law school staff should not be recommending meds.
Both parents and children have federally-mandated rights when it comes to special education and related services. Get to know them here.
A parent wants to know: Can a child grow out of dyslexia?
Eight-year-old Michael is passionate about books but struggles with reading because of his learning disabilities. See how a summer reading program helps boost his confidence and achievement.
In Raising Resilient Children, clinical psychologists Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein provide ways that parents can boost their kid's self-esteem and resilience.