Posts Tagged 'learning disabilities'

Does My ADHD Kid Need Meds? Managing ADHD with Diet

Imagine the scene: you have finished dinner and your child is about to start his homework. However, he is fidgeting, not sitting still, and cannot seem to get focused on his work. You know your child has ADHD, but his attention has waned since the afternoon. Is it possible your child’s diet is affecting his ADHD? Continue reading ‘Does My ADHD Kid Need Meds? Managing ADHD with Diet’

Getting Extended Time on the SAT and ACT: Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities

While college entrance exams are stressful for most high school students, the SAT and ACT can be particularly daunting for students with learning disabilities. Fortunately, students who take the proper steps can ensure that they receive all of the proper accommodations on the SAT or ACT. This article will explain to students the steps they will need to take to receive accommodations on the SAT or ACT and how they can make the most of those accommodations in order to maximize their standardized test scores. Continue reading ‘Getting Extended Time on the SAT and ACT: Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities’