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Learning Challenges

Building Social Skills in Kids with Autism [presentation] [video]

We are rarely taught explicit social rules because we are just expected to figure them out. It’s quite complicated and many children on the Autism Spectrum struggle to navigate their social worlds. Learn the strategies and explicit skills that will help your child handle social expectations in their different environments. Read more ›

Common Sense Media Launches Free Distance Learning Resources [web resource]

On April 1, Common Sense Media launched Wide Open School, a set of free online resources to support families and educators who are transitioning to remote learning as a result of the coronavirus. Read more ›

CDE Special Education Guidance for COVID-19

On March 20, the California Department of Education issued new guidelines for districts on how to handle special education during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more ›

Behavior Therapy for Children With ADHD [downloadable]

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect a child’s ability to pay attention or sit still at school, and it also can affect relationships with family and other children. Read more ›

Behavior Therapy for Young Children With ADHD: An Overview for Parents and Caregivers [downloadable]

You can help your young child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by learning parenting strategies that encourage positive behaviors and discourage negative ones. Behavior therapy for young children with ADHD gives parents the knowledge and skills they need to help their child succeed. Read more ›

ADHD Diagnoses Increasing in Black Kids, Report Suggests

For the first time, a U.S. survey found that black children appear to be more likely than white kids to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other learning disabilities. Read more ›

Book: The Dyslexic Advantage

In their book The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain, learning disabilities specialists Fernette and Brock Eide explain how 20% of people—individuals with dyslexia—share a unique learning style that can create advantages in a classroom, at a job, or at home. Read more ›

The Gifts and Challenges of Dyslexia and ADHD – Resources from the 2020 CHC Breakfast

The CHC Breakfast 2020Dyslexia and ADHD present some of the greatest challenges for our children and teens— and also provide gifts beyond our imagination. Let us discover our strengths and embrace neurodiversity as a culture. The resources below will support you in continuing to building a community that celebrates difference as strength. Read more ›

Video-Game Therapy May Help Treat ADHD, Study Finds

A new video-game therapy has shown promise in treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, according to a new study. Read more ›

Michael Phelps Named PRWeek’s 2020 Communicator of the Year

Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps is being honored as PRWeek’s Communicator of the Year in recognition of his work to reduce stigma around depression and mental health issues. Read more ›

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