Psychological Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents

Learning Disabilities / Special Education

Learning Disabilities/Special Education

Millions of children experience difficulties with learning. These problems can go unnoticed and children often do not get the help they need to succeed academically. Parents can struggle with identifying their child’s needs, helping them at home and advocating for them within the school system.

Helpful Websites

LD Online
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America

Books for Parents & Caregivers

A Parent’s Guide to Special Education: Insider Advice on How to Navigate the System and Help Your Child Succeed
By Linda Wilmhurst & Alan W. Brue

From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide (2nd ed.)
By Peter W.D. Wright & Pamela Darr Wright


Identification of Children with Specific Learning Disabilities