Learning disabilities create challenges for both you and your child–but they are not insurmountable. These articles can help you better understand your child's needs and support you in helping him or her succeed in school and in life.
Learning disabilities affect how a child understands, processes, and responds to new information. Not only do they interfere with school and learning, but they can also contribute to emotional problems. However, having a learning disability doesn't mean that your child can't do well in life.
In order to help your child, it's important to understand the signs and symptoms of a learning disability, identify your child's strengths and weaknesses, and promote self-confidence. Learning disabilities may also be accompanied by other disorders including ADD/ADHD, so it's very important to get a thorough assessment and accurate diagnosis.
Learning disabilities and disorders
- Learning Disabilities and Disorders: Types of Learning Disorders and Their Signs
- Helping Children with Learning Disabilities: Practical Parenting Tips for Home and School
- ADD / ADHD in Children: Signs and Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in Kids
- Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Parent’s Guide to Symptoms and Diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum
Help for parents
- Emotional Intelligence Toolkit: Program for Managing Overwhelming Stress and Emotions