GOT A PERFECTIONIST? A writer at Motherlode in The New York Times offers advice about the condition, including how to spot it and ways to help a young person deal with it. Find the advice.
GOT A KID WITH DYSLEXIA? Actress Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she has dyslexia, so if your child needs help understanding that it's possible to be successful and that others have faced similar trials, perhaps share Aniston's story. You can read more at the website Understood or at the site of the Child Mind Institute.
UNDERSTOOD also has pointed out a new resource for college students with learning and attention issues. The National Center for Information and Technical Support for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities (now there's a snappy name for you), or the TA Center for short, will have the following features, according to Understood:
- It will provide information for students and their parents about college services.
- It will offer training for college faculty and staff on how to meet the needs of student with disabilities and improve their college experience.
- It will maintain an online database of research, policies, accessible instructional materials and helpful information for students with disabilities.