Is Autism a Disability?

  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurological disorder that is also considered a developmental disability. The symptoms of ASD are measured on a spectrum from subtle and mild symptoms to severe cognitive and developmental delays. Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder display symptoms such as delayed speech, difficulties with verbal communication […]

Signs of Learning Disabilities and Disorders

Your child is struggling in school. You’ve noticed some warning signs and you think it’s possible they have a learning disability or disorder. What do you do? Where do you start? This guide will give you a starting point and help you along the path to becoming educated and informed. […]

Common Accommodations for College Students With Learning Disabilities

Transitioning from high school to college is often stressful, especially for those with learning difficulties.  Taking class notes, studying, and sitting exams come with particular challenges for those with dyslexia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and other learning challenges. Without proper guidance and direction, some students with learning difficulties cannot meet the weighty […]

How ADHD Manifests in Women: Signs & Symptoms

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is typically considered a childhood disorder, but it follows many people into their adult lives. As it does in childhood, ADHD impacts substantially more men than women. An estimated 5.4% of men aged 18 to 44 have ADHD compared to 3.2% of women, according to the National Institute of […]

How to Self-Advocate as a College Student with a Learning Disability

Self-advocacy is necessary for college students with learning disabilities as they navigate their postsecondary education. If you are a student with a learning disability, learning to self-advocate allows you to gain the tools you need to get the most out of your college learning experience. Reviewing information about how you […]

Recognizing the Early Signs of Dyslexia in Children

Recognizing the Early Signs of Dyslexia in Children Do you think there’s something holding your child back in school? Learn to identify the early signs of dyslexia and get your child the help they need. You’ve heard the idea that someone who is dyslexic reverses their letters. They write the […]

9 Signs Your Child Has School Problems

Do you suspect your child’s having problems in school? Are they having trouble with homework, or are they not acting as they usually do? Whether your kid attends a private or public school, it often doesn’t matter. As you know, childhood is difficult: hormones are changing, new social pressures arise, […]

What You Should Know About “Study Drugs”

Did you know that 26% of college students reported using study drugs? Are you wondering what signs to look for? In this article, we’ll go over the signs of study drug misuse and why students use study drugs. This is a challenging topic for parents. It’s a difficult topic to […]

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13 Simple Ways to Help Your Child Succeed In School

Why Your Kids are Struggling in School (and How to Fix it) If your kids are struggling to pass classes or behave, know that you aren’t alone. Learn strategies to help your kids succeed. No parent wants to see their kids struggling to succeed at school. If your child is […]

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Get through It Together: The Real Benefits of Couples Therapy

Did you know that the average couple who attends counseling has been unhappy for six years before seeking help? If you’re struggling in your current relationship, you’re not alone. Everyone handles stress and anxiety differently. Our significant other often becomes the brunt of our frustrations. Movies and books often portray couples therapy as embarrassing, […]