Parenting Solutions: 7 Tips for New Moms

Being a new mom with other small children in the house can be overwhelming at times. You not only need to recover physically from birth, but you need to deal with your children's reaction to the change in the family- and this is all on top of your regular...

Hands-on Learning Games: Help Your Child Be A Better Listener

This hands-on learning game is great for improving your child's auditory processing skills. Children who have auditory processing issues need to first learn to pay attention to what they hear before they try to improve their auditory memory or sequencing skills. This...

Parenting Solutions: Self-Esteem and the Learning Disabled Child

One of the most important issues that parents worry about is maintaining their child's self-esteem. If your are the parent of a child with learning disabilities, then your worry is compounded by the knowledge of the very real challenges your child faces every day....

Hands-on Learning Games: Using Litter to Teach Your Child Colors

This is probably one of the more unusual hands-on learning games that you'll find, but I guarantee you it works. My husband and I are fostering two little girls, ages 5 and 3  1/2. They have been with us for nearly nine months. When they came to us, they suffered from...

School Tips: Help Your ADHD Child Organize Her Backpack

The first day of school is on the horizon. How about a few school tips to make those first days go a little bit easier? One of the most challenging things about school is helping your child keep his bookbag organized. Here are several parent and child tested tips for...

Autism-Learning: What comes first, the artist or the autist?

I came across a captivating series of artwork by artists with autism today: http://discovermagazine.com/photos/15-how-autistic-artists-see-the-world. It made me think of how we view talented people with disabilities. Is their talent a consequence of their disability,...