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Living with autism: A beach, a boy, a fleeting moment of joy
Thursday, April 14, 2011

"I think that for so many people in so many of life's situations, it's the few precious moments of joy that help us through the challenges. It's facing something terrifying, daunting and tough that does indeed make the great things seem even more so."

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Growing Up Together: Understanding Kids with Autism
Thursday, November 04, 2010

This booklet is about people you may meet who have autism and how you can be their friend.

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FAPE Helping Parents and Advocates Improve Educational Results for Children with Disabilities
Monday, August 02, 2010

FAPE: Helping Parents and Advocates Improve Educational Results for Children with Disabilities including links to, Early Childhood ARRA Resources, New Online Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisory,and Publications.

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Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School and Home from the Department of Education
Monday, August 02, 2010

Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School and Home from the Department of Education including resources on, Educational Evaluation, Behavioral Approaches, Helpful Hints and much more.

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Tips for Parents: ADHD Linked to Pesticides
Thursday, June 03, 2010

A new study published in Pediatrics links high levels of pesticides in children's urine with higher incidences of ADHD.  In the Tips for Parents, learn how children are exposed to pesticides and how you can lower their exposure.

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Austism Recovery
Tuesday, October 06, 2009

"Ten percent of autistic children can actually recover from the disorder, according to research by University of Connecticut psychology professor Deborah Fein."

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Autism Speaks
Monday, October 05, 2009

Learn what autism is, as well as diagnosis, treatment, your child's rights, and autism and your family.

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Peterson's Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

"If you're a student with a learning disability, many challenges lie ahead of you, including researching and selecting a college that best suits your requirements. Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADD highlights more than 1,100 two- and four-year institutions in the U.S. and Canada that offer programs for students like you."

If you can't afford to buy this book new, look for it on used book sites online such as amazon.com or ebay.com, or ask your local library.

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CHADD Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Monday, May 12, 2008

"In addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with AD/HD. These materials include Attention! magazine, the CHADD Information and Resource Guide to AD/HD, News From CHADD, a free electronically mailed current events newsletter, as well as other publications of specific interest to educators, professionals and parents."

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Smart Kids with Learning Disorders
Monday, May 12, 2008

"Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the parents of children with learning disabilities (LD) and attention-deficit disorder (ADHD)."

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Video: Dyslexia-The Signs to Look For
Friday, April 11, 2008

Identify the signs of dyslexia.

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Tips for Parents: Special Education
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Important tips for accessing special education programs.

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Tips for Parents: Dyslexia
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Identify some of the signs of dyslexia and how to get the extra help your child needs. 

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Visual Processing Disorders by Age Group
Thursday, March 20, 2008

What you should know about Visual Processing Disorders, and warning signs by age.  From the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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Toolkit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

The Tool Kit brings together the most current and accurate information, including research briefs and resources designed to improve instruction, assessment, and accountability for students with disabilities in a format that is easy to access and to understand. The Tool Kit will assist state personnel, schools, and families in their efforts to ensure that all students with disabilities receive a quality education.

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The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Publications, resources, advocacy, facts and more about children's disabilities.  Also available in Spanish.

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The National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Featuring a comprehensive A-Z listing of health topics, resources available by state, tools, and resources.

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The International Dyslexia Association
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Pages for educators, adults, college students, parents, and teens.  Offers fact sheets, questions and answers, research, assistive technology resources, and a discussion forum.

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The Floortime Foundation
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

The Foundation’s mission:  “To redefine the potential of children with developmental and communication challenges by making the DIR/Floortime model broadly available.”  With resources and information about autism and related disorders for parents, professionals, and the community. 

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National Institute of Mental Health on ADHD
Thursday, March 06, 2008

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments; with information on getting help and coping. 

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National Center for Learning Disabilities
Thursday, March 06, 2008

NCLD’s parenting center offers tips and strategies on ways to help children with LD, essential skills to become your child’s advocate, steps to building resilience in children, and more. 

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Federation for Children with Special Needs
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

The Federation is a center for parents and parent organizations to work together on behalf of children with special needs and their families.

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EnableMart Assistive Technology
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Adult, teen, children and infant assistive technology and games for hearing, vision, mobility, communication, and learning disabilities.  Low price guarantee.

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Dyspraxia: A Quick Look
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

With an introduction and warning signs by age.  Dyspraxia interferes with motor skills development.  From the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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Dyslexia: A Quick Look
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

With an introduction and warning signs by age.  Dyslexia causes difficulty with reading, writing, and spelling.  From the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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Dysgraphia: A Quick Look
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

With an introduction and warning signs by age.  Dysgraphia interferes with written expression.  From the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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A Parents’ Guide to Helping Kids with Learning Disabilities
Friday, February 29, 2008

From Schwab Learning--The site offers a number of topics to help parents of children with learning disabilities such as “Identifying Difficulties”, “Managing School and Learning”, and “Connecting with Others”.  With a comprehensive resource page, and publications including “Expert Answers” and tips.

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ADHD.com
Friday, February 29, 2008

For parents and caregivers, “Equip yourself with important tips, facts, and education to provide your child with the support and care needed.”

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