Disabilities and Chronic Conditions

It can be overwhelming to learn that your child has a disability or chronic condition. Here, you can find information to help your child thrive.

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Why the R-Word Needs to Be Removed From Our Vocabulary
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The 8 Most Effective Ways to Discipline a Child With ADHD
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How to Help Kids With Tourette Syndrome at School
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The Unusual Set of Birth Defects That Define VATER Syndrome
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Supporting and Teaching Students With Multiple Disabilities
What Is Clinodactyly?
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The Rarest and Most Fatal Type of Trisomy
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What Are Common Developmental Disabilities in Children?
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How to Teach Kids About Disabilities
Girl learning to tie her shoelaces
How Parents Can Help Their Child With a Non-Verbal Learning Disability
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How Orthopedic Impairments Affect Kids
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Can Backward Chaining Help Your Child Learn Life Skills?
A teacher reads with a student.
What Is Apraxia of Speech?
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17 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays With Your Autistic Kid
Boy sits in a wheelchair and prepares for basketball game
Sports Programs for Your Disabled Child
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How After-School Activities Can Help Your Child With Disabilities
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How to Talk With Your Child With a Cognitive Disability About Puberty
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Can a Service or Therapy Animal Help Our Disabled Child?
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How Do I Get My Child Tested for Autism?
Talk to your child about her disability.
How to Talk About Your Child's Disability so They Don't Feel Different
Wheelchair athletes
What to Say Instead of "Special Needs"
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11 Back-to-School Tips to Help Your Disabled Child Thrive
Stressed Mom
11 Things Parents of Disabled Kids Need to Survive and Thrive
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Does Your Child Have a Math Learning Disability?
Boy having problems with homework
Signs of a Reading Comprehension Learning Disability
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Learning Disability Assessment Process and Testing
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Learning Disabilities in Expressive Language
School children practice reading troubled with Dyslexia
Have Your Child Evaluated for Dyslexia so She Can Qualify for Services
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Specific Learning Disabilities That Commonly Affect Students
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How Brain Injury Can Cause Learning Disabilities
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What Are the Effects of Basic Writing Disabilities on Students?
Young children play with their teacher.
When a Preschool Child's Speech and Language Delays Warrant Therapy
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How to Still Succeed in School With Nonverbal Learning Disability
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How Tests Can Determine If Your Child Has a Learning Disability
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Kinds of Programs Schools Should Provide for Your Dyslexic Child
A girl struggles with a math problem.
What Does it Mean to Have a Learning Disability in Applied Math?
A girl writes with her left hand.
Is Left-Handedness a Sign of a Learning Disability?
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Why Person-First Language Is Used to Talk About Disabilities
Four girls playing with sand in classroom
Multisensory Teaching Ideas and Materials for LD Students
Mother and daughters (4-5,8-9) using tablet pc, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
How to Improve a Child's Language Processing Skills
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Why Students With Learning Disabilities Need to Use Adaptive Behavior
Do More Boys Than Girls Have Learning Disabilities?
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The Best Strategies for Teaching a Child With Learning Disabilities
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Assessment, Evaluation, and Teaching Tools for Dyslexia
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Assessing ESL Students for Learning Disabilities Is a Complex Process
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8 Tips to Recognize Early Signs of Learning Disabilities
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How Developmental Delays Are Assessed in Childhood
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Learning Disabilities in Written Expression
Teacher Kneeling by Desk, Helping a Young Student
What You Should Know About Learning Disabilities
Boy having problems in finishing homework
Tips for Dealing With Learning Disabilities in Basic Reading Skills
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Overview of Dysgraphia Writing Disorder
Preschooler
How to Help Learning Disabilities in Basic Math Skills
Asian boy writing in workbook in classroom
Details on the Learning Disability Dyslexia
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Why and How Adults Can Be Tested for Learning Disabilities
Why Students With Learning Disabilities Have Decoding Word Problems
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Strategies and Tips for Helping Your Child Become More Motivated
Mixed race student counting on fingers in classroom
How the Learning Disability in Math Called Dyscalculia Is Diagnosed
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Children With Learning Disabilities Can Also Have Behavior Problems
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How Early Intervention Can Prepare Your Child for School
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Why Parents Need to Advocate for Their Disabled Students

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