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Welcome to the Resource Center

Parallel offers a growing range of free resources to empower and support students with learning differences (and their communities).

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Should I Have My Child Tested for Learning Differences?

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Your open forum for Q&A

Get your questions answered by the experts in our interactive, virtual sessions. Our upcoming sessions feature a variety of experts, including evaluators, specialists, parents and students who have successfully navigated a learning difference. Sign up to be notified of upcoming sessions.

Upcoming Events

9/28/2021 7:00 PM
9/28/2021 8:00 PM

Remote Learning: Helping Your Child Adjust to the New Normal

A deep dive into the effects of remote learning and social distancing and how to best support your child through this transition

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9/14/2021 7:00 PM
9/14/2021 8:00 PM

Should I Have My Child Tested for Learning Differences?

An introduction to the many types of educational and psychological evaluations and how to know which one is right for your child.

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From our Blog

The Power of a Diagnosis for a Learning or Thinking Difference

You make decisions based on the information you have. The more information you have before making a decision, the more likely you are to make the right decision. When it comes to caring for your child, you have endless streams of information that you use to make decisions for them. But, while endless, this information comes in pieces, and it doesn’t always lead to understanding. A diagnosis brings understanding to you, your child, and educators, and this understanding can become a powerful tool that helps your child grow in and out of the classroom.

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What Is Executive Function Coaching?

Does your child have a hard time staying organized? Are they falling behind on schoolwork and struggling to catch up? These issues are often not due to a lack of motivation or intelligence, but related to delays in executive functions.

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The Purpose of Comprehensive Learning Evaluations: 4 Reasons to Have Your Child Tested

When your child struggles to keep up with their peers academically or behaviorally, a teacher may recommend that you have them evaluated for learning differences and/or learning disabilities. This evaluation, depending on their strengths and weaknesses, may be a comprehensive learning evaluation. Before investing time, energy, and money into an evaluation for your child, it’s essential to understand what a comprehensive learning evaluation is and its purpose. 

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Evaluating Your Evaluation Options: Comparing Private Clinic and Public School Testing for Learning Differences

“You should have your child evaluated.” No parent wants to hear their child may have a learning difference or a disability, but every parent wants the best for their child. When a recommendation for a learning evaluation is made, it’s important to take that recommendation seriously and seek out professional help to ensure that your child is receiving the support they need to succeed in and out of school.

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How Do I Know If My Child Needs a Learning Evaluation?

School is a challenge. Your student will have ups and downs throughout the school year, but consistent learning challenges and difficulties may be caused by an unidentified learning difference or learning disability.

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What are the 6 Different Types of Learning Evaluations?

Learning about the different types of learning assessments and evaluations can give you clues as to what type of testing may benefit your child and help get to the root of their challenges or learning differences.

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