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Disabilities & Special Needs for Ages 3-5

Disabilities & Special Needs for Ages 3-5

 
The mom of a special needs child shares five lessons learned while caring for her 10-year-old son and navigating the system.
Find ways to advocate for your child living with learning and attention issues with the help of Scholastic Parents and Understood.org.
"Learning disability" can be a scary phrase. Find out the facts about learning disabilities and what it takes to help kids with...
Detect a learning disability now — while there’s still time to address it.
Knowing the signs and pursuing early treatment tailored to your child's specific needs is key to helping him shoot for the stars.
Read this expert advice on developmental delays, and how to deal with them.
Learn why your child may have difficulty focusing — and why the best response is to identify her unique strengths and weaknesses.
Focus on specific problem behaviors instead of diagnostic labels, says this renowned child psychiatrist.
Sound, touch, or even the feeling of moving through the air can overwhelm some children. Here's how to understand and help them.
These activities can supplement a child's speech or language therapy program.
How to tell if your child is developing on schedule or if there might be a problem.
If your toddler or preschooler exhibits several of these symptoms, you should request a hearing screening.
A child who is more advanced than his peers may need help fitting in socially.

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