This guide from the International Dyslexia Association breaks down dysgraphia, and provides information on instructional activities and strategies to help individuals with dysgraphia, if dysgraphia occurs alone, and more.
8 Signs your Child may have a Learning Disability, National Institute of Health
In addition to 8 signs of a learning disability, this site has resources on specific learning disabilities as well.
Every Student Succeeds Act, Department of Education
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed in December of 2015 and ESSA amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to provide funding to K-12 schools to ensure a quality public education for all students. ESSA authorizes funds for professional development, instructional materials, resources to support educational programs, and for promotion of parental involvement. ESSA replaced the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.
Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School And Home
This resource guide designed for families and educators provides information on how (ADHD) is identified and treated.
An Action Guide for ADHD: Next Steps for Patients, Clinicians, and Insurers
This Action Guide is based on the results of a public review process of treatment options for ADHD.
Supreme Court Rules Parents Have Rights, Too
On Monday, May 21, 2007, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling of significance to parents. The case is Winkelman v. Parma School District, U.S.S.C. Docket No. 05-983 (May…
SLD Evaluation: Linking Cognitive Assessment Data to Learning Strategies
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) 2004, and subsequent regulations published August 2006 have significantly changed the way students suspected of having specific learning disabilities (SLD) are identified…
What to Expect When Your Child Has a Learning Disability: Identification and Diagnosis
Often the child’s teacher will notice the first symptoms of a Specific Learning Disability. Parents may also notice symptoms that are different from those the teacher sees. That’s why it…
What are Special Needs Trusts?
What is a “Special Needs” Trust? “Special needs” is just a term to describe any trust intended to provide benefits without causing the beneficiary to lose public benefits he or…
Special Education Expenses – Tax Deductible or Not?
An IRS private letter ruling dealt with payments to a private school on behalf of two children diagnosed with learning disabilities. The children were attending the private school in order…