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News on Learning Disabilities

News stories of interest to parents of children with learning disabilities, from the Parenting Special Needs blog and news sources around the Web. For the latest news, go to the Today's News folder.

Feds Invest $10 Million Into Research for Severe Learning Disabilities
From Education Week's On Special Education blog: "The National Center for Special Education Research awarded a 5-year, $10 million grant to the university to create an 'Accelerated Academic Achievement Research Center.' Between 2,000 and 3,000 students in Nashville schools will participate in the research."

5 Ways to Help Kids Improve Reading Comprehension
Ideas from the blog Different Dream.

11 Ways to Strengthen Memory in Kids with Special Needs
Tips from a parent on the blog Different Dream for My Child.

14 Mental Health Tips for Children with Learning Disabilities
Advice from the Friendship Circle blog.

Richard Engel on Finding Success With Dyslexia
The Child Mind Institute blog interviews NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent life with a learning disability.

Coin Clues: Create a Plan of Attack
The blog Toys Are Tools offers a review and giveaway of a tool designed to use kids' interest in money to help them solve word problems.

Top 5 Tech Innovations in Schools Helping Children with Learning Disabilities
About.com's guide to Learning Disabilities rounds them up.

Organization: A Crucial Executive Skill for Your Child with LD
Advice from the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

17 Apraxia resources for concerned parents
Recommended resources from Friendship Circle of Michigan, the 2012 Readers' Choice Award winner for Favorite Special-Needs Regional Resource.

Programming for Twice Exceptional Students
The Special Education Law Blog looks at the needs of kids who are both gifted and learning disabled.

6 Parenting Tips to Foster Engaged Learners
Expert advice from Different Dream for My Child.

Quinn Bradlee and the Friends of Quinn Community
Life After IEPs reports on an online community for kids with learning disabilities.

Learning-Disability News 2012
News stories on learning disabilities from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2012.

Learning-Disability News 2011
Look back at the learning-disability topics we were reading about throughout 2011.

Learning-Disability News 2010
Look back at the learning-disability topics we were reading about throughout 2010.

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