Create a Winning Team to Help Your Student Succeed

Adjusting to a new school year with new teachers, classmates and schedules is always difficult, but for students with learning disabilities these changes can be extra stressful.

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As the hustle and bustle of the new year beginning dies down, this is the time to build an effective education support team that will make starting the new term easier and enhance your student’s opportunity for a successful year.

1. Fill in the gaps for teachers with a brief information package

Whether your student is staying in the same school and moving up a grade,or  is making the transition to middle or high school or is moving to a new school, you are your student’s most important advocate and source of information and insights about them.…

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Get Ahead of the Curve With Online Tutoring

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Like many things in our increasingly connected and networked world, learning in America is going digital.  Over 4,000,000 U.S. students are enrolled in some form of digital or online learning.

Online tutoring can be especially helpful for students with learning disabilities like dyslexia and dyscalculia, as well as students with learning challenges like ADD/ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome.

Here are four reasons why students with learning disabilities and their parents should consider taking advantage of this major change in the American educational system.…

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3 Great Android Apps You Should Consider For Your LD Student

New tools and apps are making learning easier than ever for students with learning disabilities. Summer is the perfect time to see how these can benefit your student before facing the pressures of a new school year.

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As an online tutoring company that works one on one with students with learning disabilities, we want to help parents of LD students become more  aware of the educational help that these games and tools apps can provide.

In a previous blog entry, we looked at 3 Apple IOS apps  particularly helpful for LD students.…

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Dealing with Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is becoming a digital epidemic in America and kids with learning disabilities are much more likely than their peers to be victims .

Although up to 87% of teens using the internet have witnessing cyberbullying behavior in 2014,most don’t know what to do if they become victims themselves.

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Previous articles in this series have explained what cyberbullying is and shown what signs to look for in a child that might be being bullied.


Even if your child has not been bullied online, we feel that it is  important that both you and your child know how to work together to handle a cyber bully. 

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Cyberbullying and LD Students: What You Need to Know

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It’s hard to be a parent in the digital age.

Our kids are digital natives. They probably know more about the Internet than we do, use all kinds of technology and apps we’ve never heard of and, with the rise of mobile technology, can stay in contact with their friends 24/7.

There’s simply no way to keep kids off the web, or to keep smartphones out of their hands. With all the beneficial tools and information out there, there’s little reason to.…

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5 Video Games Kids with Learning Disabilities will Love

Ok, hold on, we know what you’re going to say.

“Video games? My kid plays enough video games, pretty soon their eyes are going to turn into TV screens!”

It’s true, with the development of well-stocked app stores for smartphones and tablets kids today are playing video games more than ever. And with summer upon us, they’ll probably spend time playing video games to relax.

But that doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing.

Certainly, some games out there involve little more than running and gunning, but if you’re careful you can help your child get into games that can help them not only relax but help improve executive functioning.

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Welcome to FocusedLD‘s Blog!

Our blog will keep you informed of FocusedLD’s activities and relevant information  regarding learning disabilities, learning disability education, tutoring, help and advocacy.

Bookmark this blog and let us be your source for educational news, articles, promotions and other fun tips, tricks and tidbits we want to share with you.

As always, we are excited to hear back from you, so don’t hesitate to leave your comments below or share our posts with friends or loved ones.…

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