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LDonline.org is the world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month. LD Online seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD. The site features hundreds of helpful articles, multimedia, monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays, children’s writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide, active forums, and a Yellow Pages referral directory of professionals, schools, and products with the learning disabled community in mind. LD Online also offers information and resources on the transitions from high school to college and from school to the workplace, and on the[...]

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The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation’s 15 million children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life. NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities. During schooling, parents and educators should be on the alert for consistent (and persistent) patterns of difficulty that children and adolescents experience over time, as they may signal that there is an underlying learning disability. While variations in the course of development are to be expected, unevenness or lags in the[...]

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One of the most important steps in good time management is having a place to organize your schedule.  While some might prefer to use their phone or other portable device (check out online reviews and price comparisons on wize.com), there are also a wide range of more economical paper planners available online or at your local office supply store. Because it’s a tool you’ll use every day, take the time to research popular brands (try Day Runner,  FranklinCovey, or MoleskineUS) and find the layout that best serves your needs (i.e. daily, weekly, monthly). If you settle for a planner you don’t like very much, you won’t actually use it. If you’re not finding something that[...]