Baltimore’s Child. Plan for Success Help Your Bright Underachiever Shine Again By Amy Landsman It can be so frustrating. Your child who once dashed home with a parade of As on his report card is now pulling Ds, or worse. | He comes up with innumerable excuses, too. He blames it on everything from the … Read more
Often I will suggest doing a school visit in order to get an opportunity to see how your son or daughter is doing at school. In some cases, I will do this before I have met your child. This gives me the chance to do an observation before your child knows who I am. In this way, … Read more
I’ve tested a number of kids for ADHD and learning disabilities over the years. After I do many hours of testing, I write up a long, fairly complex report. I know, when I meet with parents to go over the results of an evaluation that they can’t possibly digest it all in one sitting. Because … Read more
ADHD & Learning Disabilities Taking Charge of ADHD, The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, by Russell Barkley Late, Lost and Unprepared, by Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel Learning Outside the Lines, by Jonathan Mooney ADHD in Adolescents, by Arthur Robin A Mind at a Time, by Mel Levine What Parents Need to Know About ADHD … Read more
Assistive Technology (AT) refers to the use of computers and other technology to support children who have academic challenges. This is a field that has exploded and it should not be overlooked as you’re considering accommodations that may help your child. I have included only a few of the many available products as illustrations of … Read more
Intro about strategies here. Read more about Memory Strategies >
If you are a high school student, taking tests is a fact of life. If you do well on tests, more opportunities will be open to you. Even after you are out of school, you may still have to take tests to get certain jobs. So whether you are taking a college entrance exam or a test written by your teacher, you need to have good test-taking skills. You can use several techniques both before and during a test to make sure that your test scores reflect what you really know.