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Distinguishing Between Autism and ADHD in Children

Many children with autism struggle to start and complete their homework assignments. They may lose papers, notebooks, and teacher’s notes. Some may find it difficult to plan and prioritize their actions, and to self-monitor. When children struggle in these areas, it is often a sign of issues with executive functioning skills.

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ADHD Tutoring Programs

Students with ADHD often struggle with executive functioning skills, including organization, planning, time management, and task initiation. These skills can be critical for success in school. Effective ADHD tutoring programs can help students develop these skills and thrive academically. ADHD tutors should not only teach students strategies to develop these skills, but should show them how to apply the strategies …

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Bodacity Podcast with Jannette Anderson

Topic: How parents can advocate for their special needs child Date published: 8/7/23 Listen to the full podcast here Dr. Levy appeared on this Bodacity podcast with Jannette Anderson to discuss how to build academic skills and self-esteem for students who struggle in school. Children with learning challenges often have many gifts. Those with dyslexia may be brilliant artists. Individuals with ADHD may be incredible …

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Jennifer Purcell Interview with Dr. Levy

Topic: Living with an Invisible Learning Challenge Date published: 7/28/23 Listen to the full podcast here In this podcast, Dr. Levy discusses nonverbal learning disabilities and strategies that can help students with NVLD thrive in school.  Individuals with nonverbal learning disabilities typically have many strengths but also exhibit academic challenges. For instance, they may have difficulty with reading comprehension, especially …

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