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Held Hostage By IQ: The Number That’s Stamped in Your Brain (And on your child)

Held Hostage By IQ: The Number That’s Stamped in Your Brain I hear stories quite often from parents regarding frustration over a child not receiving what he or she needs because of the child’s IQ. I sometimes think that we

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Wow, its been an amazing year of bringing you information and inspiration for raising and educating those incredible special needs children and teens. We are proud to be coming up on our 50,000th follower on Twitter and recently welcomed our

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How can parents better navigate options for Gifted and Twice Exceptional Children?

The numbers are staggering.  1 in 10 children are diagnosed with ADHD -Attention Deficit disorder.   1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism, two-thirds of those being mostly high functioning, many with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome. These are

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“Hiding the Boat in Sweden”: Another Story from the Dyslexia Front

By our host Dr. Richard Selznick A parent told me today about a strategy that his 9 year child was told to employ in school. The child was told something like this: “When you come upon a word that you

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The High Cost Of A Quick Fix For Children With Behavioral Issues – Special Event

Allen Frances MD is Professor Emeritus at Duke University and former Chair of its Department of Psychiatry. He was Chair of the DSM IV Task Force. He is the author of “Saving Normal” and “Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis.” Dr. Frances

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If Only I had known then what I know now …..

The Coffee Klatch is all about empowering parents with knowledge and hope. Many of us have been on the special needs parenting journey for a very long time. Through the tears and triumphs we have not only survived but thrived.

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