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Homework Strategies for Children with Learning Disabilities

by Lindsay Hutton

Picture this — you are sitting at the kitchen table helping your child with LD do her homework. You try your best to keep her focused, but even something as minor as sharpening a pencil can make her concentration go down the drain. Sound familiar? Getting a child with LD to do her homework can be tough. These tips and ideas from our readers might help.

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Meet with your child's teacher to discuss his homework habits. Talk about how much time he spends on his homework, and what distracts him from doing his work, such as television or video games. Find out what the teacher's expectations are, and agree on a homework plan to help your child resolve his homework issues.

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