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Learning & Education

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Elementary School

Kids do better in school when parents are involved. These early years of schooling are an important time for parents to be informed and supportive about their child's education.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School

As students grow more independent during middle school, it can be a challenge for parents to know how to stay involved. Here are 10 tips.

10 Ways to Help Your Teen Succeed in High School

Even though teens are seeking independence, parental involvement is still an important part of academic success.

504 Education Plans

Kids who have special needs in the classroom may be eligible for a government-supported learning plan.

ADHD

ADHD is a common medical condition that can affect kids at school, at home, and in friendships. Learn more about ADHD and how to help kids get the best diagnosis and care.

ADHD and School

ADHD can affect a child's ability to do well in school and even make friends. This article for parents has tips on working with teachers to help your child succeed.

Autism Checklist: Babies & Preschoolers (Birth to age 5)

When your child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, there's a lot to learn. This 7-step checklist can help you find the best path forward.

Autism Special Needs Checklist: Big Kids (ages 6-12)

Having a plan for the future can help your big kid reach his or her full potential. Follow this 8-step checklist to help your child succeed during the elementary school years.

Autism Special Needs Checklist: Teens & Young Adults

As your child moves toward adulthood, learn the tools you need to make the transition as smooth as possible. This 6-step checklist can help.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder affects a child's ability to communicate and learn. Early intervention and treatment can help kids improve skills and do their best.