“You must become the change you wish to see  in the world.”       

        Mahatma Gandhi




ACT Test    Test dates, practice test questions, registration information 

PSAT/SAT Test    Test information, sample questions, registration details

Brain Gym    Information and exercises to increase concentration, optimize learning, and improve mental alertness

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)   
Resources, ideas, and information on learning differences for parents and professionals

Children and Adults With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)   Support and information about children and adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder

International Reading Association (IRA)   Reading research, advocacy,  professional communities, publications, and outreach

Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education (PLD/SE)   Professional organization for regular classroom/special education teachers and related professionals, speakers on current topics

Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IBIDA) Supports and encourages individuals with dyslexia and their families through education, research, and advocacy

National Association for Gifted Children  (NAGC)   Addresses needs of high potential learners and provides support for educators and parents

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)   Topics include Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Eating Disorders, and Depression                                                             



Patti Schabinger, M.Ed.

    Certified Learning Specialist and Teacher

     Educational Consultant, Academic Coach

  North Shore and Suburban Chicago

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.”

  Abraham Lincoln

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