learning differences Stories
By Jill Anderson 03/05/2020 11:48 AM EST
Special education expert Laura Schifter discusses how students of color and low-income students are disproportionately assigned to special education, and what can be done.
By Jill Anderson 12/04/2019 3:00 PM EST
How a deficit that affects the learning of one in 12 children can go undetected by parents and educators — and how to be aware the signs.
By 02/21/2019 9:33 AM EST
Researchers find disproportionate assignments for low-income students, raising questions about systemic barriers and equity.
By 09/18/2017 8:48 AM EDT
By News editor 10/04/2016 12:21 PM EDT
On Thursday, October 6, the Askwith Forums welcomed Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Suskind, who will open up about raising a child with autism and discuss the steps we can take to break down educational barriers based on ability.
By Leah Shafer 06/24/2016 10:28 AM EDT
Why kids lose math knowledge, and how families can work to counteract it.
Research indicates that children at risk for dyslexia can be identified before they begin school.
By Victoria Jones 08/31/2015 10:02 AM EDT
How stigma, stereotype, and labels can affect kids with learning disabilities.