Parent Resources

Local Education Services

Admissions Academy
(650) 463-5530
http://admissionsacademy.com/
Parents Helping Parents
Special Needs Support
(408) 727-5775
http://www.php.com/
Rekoon Learning Associates
(650) 322-1707
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
Carol Wong, Ph.D.
650) 646-0055
Therapy, social skills groups
http://www.drcarolwong.com

Websites

Parents’ Place Family Resource Center
(650) 688-3040
http://www.parentsplaceonline.org/peninsula
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

Student Resources

Write Source
http://thewritesource.com/
Kid-friendly reference books for writing
Khan Academy
http://www.khanacademy.org
Large, online video curriculum
Free Rice
http://www.freerice.com
Build vocabulary and feed the hungry
Study Stack
http://www.studystack.com/
Flashcard builder
Cram
http://www.cram.com/
Flashcard builder
BrainPOP
http://www.brainpop.com/
Animated explanations of many school topics
FunBrain
http://www.funbrain.com
K-8 games in reading and math
Math Fact Cafe
http://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
http://unclutterer.com/
A blog about getting and staying organized
Study Guides and Strategies
http://www.studygs.net/
Study guides and study strategies
Free Math Help
http://www.freemathhelp.com/
Text and video supplementary lessons in math
HS Tutorials
http://www.hstutorials.net/
Animated math tutorials
Type And Spell
http://readandspell.com/
Spelling practice with sound
Greg Tang Math
http://gregtangmath.com/
Math skill sharpening games
Hands On Math
http://www.education.com/activity/math/
Hands on math activities for kids
On-Line Calculators
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/
Free collection of on-line calculation tools
http://www.goodcalculators.com/
A variety of online calculators, math and physics, engineering and conversion calculators
Hands On Science
http://www.calculators.org/
Hands on science resources for home and school

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

Reading And Writing
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/25-activities-reading-and-writing-fun
25 activities for reading and writing fun

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

Identifying Trees
http://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

Fun