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Starting Kindergarten Late

Most states have an entrance age before a child can start kindergarten in public school. For example, in California, a...

Learning styles

We all learn in different ways using different methods. No one style fits everyone. Understanding a child’s learning style will...

Types of Learning Challenges

A variety of issues may affect a child’s learning capability. In the context of an academic education, the following 13...

Getting a Diagnosis

If you think that your child needs additional services to support their learning experience at school, the following steps might...

Types of Diagnostic Testing

There are numerous tests to assess various aspects of a child’s capabilities and performance. The key is to be selective...

Psychological Testing

A child’s educational problems are sometimes the result of psychological issues such as anxiety, depression or conduct. Evaluations focus on...

Neuropsychological Testing

A neuropsychological evaluation answers the question “Why does my child have a learning difference?” Neuropsychological evaluations are considered the most comprehensive...

Physiological Testing

Note: Some of these tests address issues that overlap with Health Challenges, but they may also need to be conducted...

Psychoeducational Testing

Along with interviews, questionnaires and report reviews, a variety of testing is done to assess a child if he/she is...

Getting Through High School

Getting through high school is challenging for almost all children, especially considering the pressures around AP/Honors courses and extracurricular activities....

Paths After High School

The idea of college can be extremely stressful for some students, especially since the environment has become so competitive and...