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Tips for Parents of Students with Special Needs

The Basics of Learning Disabilities

What is a learning disability and how can we help?

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Homework, helping not hurting.

Assisting children with their homework should be a positive and uplifting experience for both parent and child. You may find these resources helpful at homework time.

Being an efficient homework helper: Turning a chore into a challenge


Helping children with executive functioning problems turn in their homework.


Homework and Study Skills

The National Center for Learning Disabilities has ample homework help resources.


11 math & reading websites to help your child keep up in school


Assistive technology solutions fact sheet.

The Family Center on Technology and Disability has a new AT fact sheet that provides visual examples of a range of AT products to help parents begin their search for assistive technology. The fact sheet includes basic questions to consider when trying to identify AT devices that will best suit your child and illustrates examples of some of the AT options available. Each AT example has an icon indicating whether it is high-tech, mid-tech, or low-tech.