Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Book Spotlight: Is My Kid Stupid? By Nzingha West

In her new, informative book Is My Kid Stupid?, Special Education expert Nzingha West offers proven methods of approach that will increase the quality of your child’s education whether your child is learning disabled or just really far behind in school. You can finally stop worrying about your child’s education, because now you’ll have all of the most powerful resources available to you; a book written by an expert and the knowledge that comes with it.

Is My Kid Stupid? Avoiding an Educational Disaster teaches you:

How to choose the best practitioner for your child

How to get a free private school education for your child

How to write the letters that get immediate results for your child

How to choose the best advocate for your child and how to advocate for your child yourself

How to significantly lower the cost of college for your child and eliminate college loans from your vocabulary

Is My Kid Stupid? also offers free letter templates and gives you suggestions for helpful websites.

Nzingha West is a special education specialist working in New York City. As an instructor Nzingha’s expertise has been featured onRadio Disney, 106.7 Lite Fm in New York, News 12 Connecticut, NPR Radio and several parenting magazines. Before starting her education career Nzingha worked in several labs as chemist. Nzingha has honed her education expertise over 10 years in New York City schools and private companies. Nzingha has worked with several prestigous schools such as The Harlem Children’s Zone, University Settlement, The New York Foundling, The American Museum of Natural History and The City College of New York among others.

Nzingha is also the owner of Urbane Academics where she provides Special Education Advocacy, Educational Testing and Private and Small group instruction from her office. Because of her vast level of knowledge and expertise, Nzingha has worked with students in some of the most prestigious schools in New York such as the Brearley School, The Dalton School, The United Nations International School, The British International School as well as several public and parochial schools.

Nzingha firmly believes in the fair education of all students and their families no matter their economic status.

You can visit Nzingha West’s website at or


V.R. Leavitt said...

This sounds like a good book. Definitely fills a niche that needs to be filled.

Ann Summerville said...

Thanks for the review. This sounds like a good book to have on hand.