Why am I including this on a blog about blindness and visual impairments? Because, just like sighted children, our children with visual impairments can have other conditions that need to be understood in order to provide the best teaching strategies for them.
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March 5, 2013
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is a source of great debate, occasionally the butt of late-night talk show jokes, and is widely misunderstood. We know AD/HD is no laughing matter, though, especially for the one-third of people with LD who also have AD/HD. If your child is one of them, there are ways to sort it all out.
P.S. Check out our new e-books section where we bring together all of our e-books, toolkits, and guides so you can access the information you need on a specific topic in one easy download. Our e-books now offer read-aloud technology and can be printed or read on your mobile device.
Psychologist Jerome Schultz says, "For kids with LD and AD/HD, stress lives in the space between I need to and I don't know how to. Read an excerpt from his book and be on the lookout for two new articles he's writing for us!
Parent contributor Lyn Pollard extols the power of crafting personal letters and emails to key decision makers who have a say in the education of kids with LD. Read her tips for conveying your message.