There are a lot of challenges that parents of autistic children face. One such challenge is the fact that special needs children often get pushed aside when it comes to their education. This may happen when their diagnosis information has not been properly shared or when the school district is short on resources. An autism parent advocate is someone who is checking to make sure … [Read more...] about How To Be An Autism Advocate
It seems that ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a fairly common condition these days in both adults and in children. Whether you struggle with this as a parent or you worry for your child, there are lots of great resources to help deal with having ADHD. Today, I am very happy to a guest post from Dr. Dawn Kamilah Brown, MD, author of The ADHD Lifestyle Series … [Read more...] about ADHD Self-Esteem Issues And What Helps
Does your child struggle with learning to read? I am happy to have an expert with helpful advice for just that today. Dana Stahl, M.Ed. grew up with learning disabilities and became a learning specialist to help children with learning issues reach their social-emotional and academic potential. Stahl's practice, Educational Alternatives, LLC, focuses on educational advice, … [Read more...] about Reading Decoding Strategies When Learning To Read Is A Struggle
Dyslexia can be a scary word for parents to hear. If you have received it as a diagnosis for your child, you may be wondering what does dyslexia look like or mean to me? Today, I have the some experts to answer the question, "What is dyslexia, anyway?" Yvonna Graham, M.Ed, and Dr. Alta Graham recently published a new book called the Dyslexia Tool Kit for Tutors and … [Read more...] about What Does Dyslexia Look Like In Children?
For those of you who don't know, April is internationally recognized as Autism Awareness Month. Pictures from the famous "Light it Up" campaign are currently flooding social media sites, and celebrities such as Adam Sandler are donating big bucks to well–known organizations. However, if you want to do more than share a "Light it Up" picture but don't have a lot of money to … [Read more...] about What You Can Do For Autism Awareness Month