Archive for January, 2011

Desperately Seeking Balance by Lisa Boone

Posted in Articles, Mother's Perspectives on January 31st, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

  Now that we have a teenager and a preteen with exceptional needs, I realize on a daily basis how ill equipped I am to be the perfect parent I aspired to be when my children were born. When my children were born, I remember staring at each of them for hours, with that overwhelming […]

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Why IQ is irrelevant to the diagnosis of learning disabilities by Dr. Linda Siegel

Posted in Articles, Experts Speak on January 26th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – 6 Comments

Larry, at age eight, received a score of 78 on an IQ test. This score is in approximately the bottom 10 per cent of the population. He was placed in a class for “mentally retarded” children where he remained until age 14. I tested him at 34, when he was enrolled in a graduate program […]

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