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/

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
https://parentsplace.jfcs.org/location/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
https://www.khanacademy.org/
Large, online video curriculum
Free Rice
http://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
FunBrain
https://www.funbrain.com/
K-8 games in reading and math
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
http://www.studygs.net/
Study guides and study strategies
Free Math Help
https://www.freemathhelp.com/
Text and video supplementary lessons in math
HS Tutorials
http://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
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/
Understanding flight dynamics
Identifying Trees
http://www.treeremoval.com/tree-identification/
A basic guide to tree identification

Sleep Health

How Sleep Impacts Productivity
https://www.tuck.com/productivity-and-sleep/
How Students Can Handle Early School Start Times
https://www.tuck.com/school-start-times-and-sleep/
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