Parent Resources

Local Education Services

Admissions Academy
(650) 463-5530
http://www.admissionsacademy.com/

Parents Helping Parents
Special Needs Support
(408) 727-5775
https://www.php.com/

Tech Potential Assistive Technology
(408) 737-2092
http://www.techpotential.net/

Local Assessment Professionals

Marybeth Fox, M.D.
(650) 327-1735

Cynthia Medina, Ph.D.
(650) 646-0049
http://www.drcynthiamedina.com

Patty Mittelstadt, Ph.D.
(650) 949-1236

The Pratt Center
(650) 949-2997
http://www.prattcenter.com

Related Local Professionals

Stephen H. Chou, Psy.D.
(650) 652-9174
https://drstephenchou.squarespace.com/

Carol Wong, Ph.D.
650) 646-0055
Therapy, social skills groups
http://www.drcarolwong.com

Websites

Great Schools
https://www.greatschools.org/

Parents’ Place Family Resource Center
(650) 688-3040
https://ccy.jfcs.org/contact/

Challenge Success
https://challengesuccess.org/

Positive Discipline
https://www.positivediscipline.com/

Center for Developing Minds
http://www.devminds.com

Books

The School Survival Guide for Kids with LD
By Rhoda Cummings and Gary Fisher

Becoming a Master Student
By Dave Ellis

The Explosive Child
By Ross W. Greene

Driven to Distraction
(also, Answers to Distraction
and Delivered from Distraction)
By Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey

A Mind at a Time
By Mel Levine

The Survival Guide for College Students with ADD or LD
By Kathleen Nadeau

What Smart Students Know
By Adam Robinson

Overcoming Dyslexia
By Sally Shaywitz

Brainstorm
By Dan Siegel

Reading and Literacy Resources

https://www.secondsale.com/b/post/reading-comprehension-tools-k-12
Tools, apps, and activities to improve literacy

Managing Your Child’s Media Access

https://www.internetadvisor.com/internet-access-for-kids-parents-guide

https://octaneseating.com/blog/safe-streaming-kids/

Student Resources

Write Source
http://thewritesource.com/
Kid-friendly reference books for writing

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org/
Large, online video curriculum

Free Rice
https://freerice.com/
Build vocabulary and feed the hungry

Study Stack
https://www.studystack.com/
Flashcard builder

Cram
https://www.cram.com/
Flashcard builder

BrainPOP
https://www.brainpop.com/
Animated explanations of many school topics

Math Fact Cafe
https://www.mathfactcafe.com/
Elementary school fact sheet builder

AAA Math
http://www.aaaknow.com/
K-8 interactive arithmetic lessons

Quiz Tree
http://www.quiz-tree.com/
Educational quizzes and games

Unclutterer
https://unclutterer.com/
A blog about getting and staying organized

Time Management
http://www.martinowestprograms.com/Articles/Guide-to-Time-Management/index.html
Excellent tips for managing your time

Study Guides and Strategies
https://www.studygs.net/

https://www.intelligent.com/create-a-study-plan/

https://www.intelligent.com/study-smart-before-exams/

https://www.intelligent.com/use-test-taking-strategies-on-exam-day/

Study guides and study strategies

Note Taking
https://www.intelligent.com/take-effective-notes/

Free Math Help
https://www.freemathhelp.com/
Text and video supplementary lessons in math

HS Tutorials
https://www.hstutorials.net/
Animated math tutorials

Type And Spell
https://www.readandspell.com/
Spelling practice with sound

Greg Tang Math
http://gregtangmath.com/
Math skill sharpening games

Hands On Math
https://www.education.com/activity/math/
Hands on math activities for kids

Hands On Science
https://www.calculators.org/
Hands on science resources for home and school

Physics
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/education/resources/subj_10_03.html
Physics learning activities

Reading And Writing
https://www.readingrockets.org/topics/activities/articles/25-activities-reading-and-writing-fun
25 activities for reading and writing fun

How Airplanes Fly
http://www.ellejet.com/understanding-flight-dynamics/
Understanding flight dynamics

Identifying Trees
https://www.treeremoval.com/tree-identification/
A basic guide to tree identification

Botany
http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismdepts/botany/activities.html
Botany activities and lessons

Health

Teenage Sleep Patterns
https://www.cnet.com/health/sleep/

https://www.innerbody.com/getting-a-good-nights-sleep-basic-strategies-including-what-to-eat-and-how-to-relax

Managing Stress
https://www.intelligent.com/manage-your-stress/

QWERTY Articles

Downloads

Fun

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