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Stand up for your child with a learning disability by being an active participant in his or her education.

If your child struggles with learning or has LD, your role in advocating for him or her is crucial. What works best? A collaborative relationship with your child’s teachers and the school, strategic approaches to homework, and understanding your child’s IEP inside and out—to name a few. The information below will help you get your child the assistance he or she needs to succeed.

Disabilities school - Schools for learning disabilitiesFINDING A SCHOOL

The right school is a place where your child feels supported and that provides the services your child requires to succeed. More >

 
Assistive technology - Assistive technology for childrenASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive technology can help children with LD use their strengths to work around or compensate for a learning problem. More >

 
Communication with Parents and Teachers - Parent Teacher ConferenceRTI & PARENT-SCHOOL RELATIONSHIP

A positive, collaborative relationship with your child’s school makes it easier to advocate for your child’s success. More >

 
Disabilities in education - Students with disabililitiesESPECIALLY FOR TEACHERS

Explore strategies that will help you to support all individual learners’ needs—including those with LD. More >

Homework tips - Study skills for kidsHOMEWORK & STUDY SKILLS

Helping your child get homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Lessen the stress factor with good study habits. More >

 
Accommodations for students - Students with disabilitiesACCOMMODATIONS

Your child with a learning disability may be eligible for additional support in the classroom that may impact their progress in school. More >

 
504 Plans - IEP for SchoolIEP & 504 PLAN

Students who qualify for special education services are entitled to an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan to support their educational needs. More >

 
common-core-standards-sp1COMMON CORE STANDARDS

What are Common Core Standards, and how do they affect your child’s education? More >

 

The best way to support your child is to build a strong, positive relationship with those who play a role in educating your child.

AT SCHOOL

Stand up for your child with a learning disability by being an active participant in his or her education.


If your child struggles with learning or has LD, your role in advocating for him or her is crucial. What works best? A collaborative relationship with your child’s teachers and the school, strategic approaches to homework, and understanding your child’s IEP inside and out—to name a few. The information below will help you get your child the assistance he or she needs to succeed.



Disabilities school - Schools for learning disabilitiesFINDING A SCHOOL

The right school is a place where your child feels supported and that provides the services your child requires to succeed. More >

 
Assistive technology - Assistive technology for childrenASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive technology can help children with LD use their strengths to work around or compensate for a learning problem. More >

 
Communication with Parents and Teachers - Parent Teacher ConferenceRTI & PARENT-SCHOOL RELATIONSHIP

A positive, collaborative relationship with your child’s school makes it easier to advocate for your child’s success. More >

 
Disabilities in education - Students with disabililitiesESPECIALLY FOR TEACHERS

Explore strategies that will help you to support all individual learners’ needs—including those with LD. More >

Homework tips - Study skills for kidsHOMEWORK & STUDY SKILLS

Helping your child get homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Lessen the stress factor with good study habits. More >

 
Accommodations for students - Students with disabilitiesACCOMMODATIONS

Your child with a learning disability may be eligible for additional support in the classroom that may impact their progress in school. More >

 
504 Plans - IEP for SchoolIEP & 504 PLAN

Students who qualify for special education services are entitled to an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan to support their educational needs. More >

 
common-core-standards-sp1COMMON CORE STANDARDS

What are Common Core Standards, and how do they affect your child’s education? More >