Learning Disability

25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year

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Back to School, Back to Homework 25 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed This Year   Transitioning from a summer of sleeping in, playing all day and staying up late, to a strict school regime with homework and tests is tough for anyone. Factor in things like ADHD, multiple extracurricular

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Training Weak Cognitive Skills

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In recent years, the medical community has broadened its reference of autism to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Although the new term covers a wide range of deficits and functions, it provides no more insight into an individual’s cognitive abilities. One test that can help identify weak brain skills associated with

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Redshirting: Is your child ready for kindergarten?

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It may seem premature to be weighing things like high school athletics and class rank before a child even enters kindergarten, but those are real factors for some parents who are considering “redshirting” their five-year-old. What is redshirting? Named for the sports-related concept of having athletes who are kept out

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