5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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Born Just Right

  • Four Amazing Students From Across America

    Some students do well in school. Some students do really well in school. Then there are some, a special few, who accomplish feats that can only be called extraordinary. Let's take a look at four of these achievers!

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  • Toward a Better Understanding: Dyslexia

    Of all the learning exceptionalities, few are more misunderstood than dyslexia. While many young people facing this diagnosis are unusually bright, they face the stigma of others thinking they are less intelligent. Let's see if we can bust some myths about this disorder.

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  • Toward a Better Understanding of ADD/ADHD

    Millions of kids in the US have been diagnosed with ADHD. The rate of diagnosis has climbed steadily and shows no sign of slowing. But what exactly is ADHD, how does it work, and where does it come from? Let's take a look!

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  • There Are Extroverts, Introverts -- and Ambiverts

    It's an old question: are you an introvert or an extrovert? Most of us can answer it. But new research suggests that most of us are neither. Instead, chances are we're "ambiverts", which falls somewhere on the spectrum between introvert an extrovert.

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  • US Supreme Court to rule on special needs students

    Under federal law, public schools in the United States are required to guarantee access to students with disabilities. The law, however, does not specify the quality of education those students are to receive. And now the Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling on just how high (or low) that bar should be set. This ruling has the potential to dramatically affect parents, students and school boards.

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  • 'Finding Dory' and the exceptional child

    Pixar's hottest new release is about much more than a fish and her friends adventuring in the ocean. In many ways it tells the tale of life as a person with exceptionalities, and it tells the tale wonderfully.

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