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Homework and LDs: Three Essential Strategies


Kids with learning disabilities often need extra time for schoolwork. How can parents survive homework battles without turning their kids off of learning?

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

Homework by Brian MacDonald

Changing the perception of learning disabilities.

Anatomy of Three Things (Episode 79)

Psychologists talk about the effects of maternal depression, myths about Viagra, and homework.


Is homework helpful?

At least one educator believes that homework has no long-term benefits, and may instead be harmful to kids.

Homework problems? Check your eyes.

If your child gets headaches or eye strain during homework time, or even if he or she has reading problems, optometrists suggest an eye exam. As many as one in twenty children suffer from “convergence insufficiency”, in which the eye muscles must work harder to focus on text. The eyes have to turn slightly inward…

FA012 – Anatomy of Learning Differences

As the school year ends, Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about learning differences and some of the choices faced by parents. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail…