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Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Education
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

We all celebrate our 2e heroes once they accomplish something great.They all needed accommodation, though many did not receive them. We do not need our 2e children to be famous, but we do need them to get the assistance they need to do well in school, and further to bring their talents to bare.

When An 'A' For Effort Means Everything

Parenting.com | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Parenting.com

It's easy to make fun of the A for effort, the trophy for participation, but the fact is, for Schuyler and countless kids just like her, those trophies are the ones that sit on their shelves. And they're not cheap tokens of faint praise, either.

Helping My Daughter Find Her Own Voice

Parenting.com | Posted 05.24.2013 | Parents
Parenting.com

Implementation of assistive tech can be thwarted by the most basic and heartbreaking of obstacles: the desire to be like everyone else.

My Weird, Broken, Different, Perfect Daughter

Parenting.com | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Parenting.com

When I try to imagine Schuyler at 18 or 20 or 30, it's a future that is very hard to see. Her disability, her monster, hangs over all our heads like the Sword of Damocles. Will it squeeze her harder? Will it take her from us?

Stimulus for Small-Business Loan Programs is Inadequate and Time-Dated

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

The on-again-off-again stimulus funding for small businesses is giving me a bad case of heartburn. The' lack of adequate funding for lending programs through the Small Business Admin. is myopic.

Commercial Real Estate: 90% Financing at Low Rates Is Possible

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

The lesser-known 504 program from the U.S. Small Business Administration can be ideal for small-business owners to buy, build or rehabilitate commercial buildings.