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Cool Tool: Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a free, online calendar application you can access anytime from a computer or hand-held device (find help here for Google Calendar via phone). UsingGoogle Calendar, you can label and color code all your ongoing commitments (i.e. a class, kids’ sports practice, Doctor’s appointment), view your monthly, weekly or daily schedule, and create email reminders for important events. Google Calendar is an excellent tool for collaborations as well, allowing you to share calendars for others to see and/or edit. Note that you will need a Google account to use the service (available free here).

How are you harnessing the power of the internet to take control of your time? We’d love to know what’s working for you!

 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 issues faced by adults with learning disabilities.

Most essential on the site are its first person stories and community forum; LD Online provides a place where real parents, teachers, and students can share their first hand experiences, failures, achievements, and inspirations. The site also provides answers to basic questions, directions to other similar sites or more specific learning disabilities sites, and provides help understanding Legal Aid and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).

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