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Finding the Right School for Your Child With ADHD

August 3, 2012

“Essential questions for parents who are choosing the right learning environment for a child with ADHD or learning disabilities.”

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Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

August 1, 2012

Students with disabilities that are well informed of their rights and responsibilities will ensure them opportunities to better enjoy the benefits of a postsecondary education without confusion.

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Education Laws and Regulations

July 30, 2012

Links connecting to information on education laws and regulations, such as: the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the FAQ for Disability Discrimination in Education.

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Discipline Counts

July 9, 2012

Most Students WANT Rules & Consistency.

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Extended Time Improves Reading Comprehension Test Scores for Adolescents with ADHD

July 7, 2012

“Allowing extended time for adolescents with ADHD to complete tests involving reading may help to compensate for their impairments of working memory and processing speed, allowing them to score closer to their actual verbal abilities.”

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ADHD Executive Function And School Success

July 6, 2012

It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?

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The Children Left Behind

June 13, 2012

Many children who have ADHD are not diagnosed, and many parents think their child is just going through a phase and thus do not seek help for their child. What actions can schools and parents do to help their ADHD children?

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Everything You Need to Know About the Special Ed Process in New York

November 19, 2009

A comprehensive guide for Special Education in New York State for children ages 3-21. (Not updated for the 2004 requirements of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).

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The ADD/ADHD Child & School – Not Always a Good Match

October 14, 2009

Children with AD/HD are often very bright but may not be able to thrive in school because their learning environment may negatively impact their success in school.

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