ADD / ADHD

What Does it Really Mean When the School Says Your Struggling Student Doesn’t Have a Learning Disability?

I recently spoke with a parent who was confused and distraught because he sees his child struggling with anxiety and frustration over school work every day, yet the school testing did not show a learning disability. Does that mean that the parent is crazy?  Over-protective? Does it mean that the student really could do the…
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Summer’s Here! But What Will Next School Year Bring?

I remember the excitement of the last day of school – both as a student and as the parent of school-age students.  No more worries about getting to school on time in the mornings and no more homework woes in the afternoon.  It felt so free! For parents of struggling students, all too familiar with…
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Red Flags that May Signal a Learning Problem

On a recent radio interview, the host asked me if there was one thing that parents should watch for that would tell them that their child is struggling in school? There are actually many things, not just one, but the first thing that came to my mind was the conversation that a mom starts to…
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