Dyscalculia – The Learning Challenge You’ve Never Heard Of

Dyscalculia is a learning disorder you’ve probably never of before. It is defined as a condition that involves long-term, severe difficulties with mathematics – which cause significant problems with academic or occupational performance, or with daily activities. Dyscalculia is often co-occurring with other conditions such as dyslexia and ADHD. The most important thing to do if you observe your child struggling with simple number sense is to learn more about the condition and seek help.

Managing Executive Functioning Challenges

Executive functions refer to cognitive processes that are necessary for the cognitive control of behavior to successfully attain chosen goals. We all use these executive functions to plan, organize and complete tasks. Problems with executive functioning can be seen at any age but tend to be increasingly apparent as children move through the early elementary grades. The demands of completing schoolwork can often trigger signs that there are difficulties in this area.

What you need to know about ADHD and your legal rights when you turn 18

Editor’s note: legal information in this article provided by Edge Executive Director and nationally recognized author and lecturer on special education law, Robert Tudisco. Going off to college and becoming independent is difficult for everyone. There’s so much to be … Read More

ADHD from A to Z

Over the years we’ve written a lot of great posts about ADHD. We thought you might find it helpful to get a quick index to all of the topical posts. When you scan down the list it seems like there are few topics regarding high school and college students with ADHD that we haven’t covered!