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Learning Disabilities Help Guide

Learning Disabilities

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.

With treatment and support, children with learning disabilities can—and do—succeed. As a parent, you have the power to make a big difference. In order to help your child, it's important to understand the sighs and symptoms of a learning disability, identify your child's strengths ands weaknesses, and promote self-confidence. Learning disabilities may also be accompanied by another kind of neurological disorder, ADD/ADHD, so it's very important to get a thorough assessment and accurate diagnosis.

Learn about Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities in Children

Learning Disabilities & Disorders: Types of Learning Disorders and Their Signs

Helping Children with Learning Disabilities

Helping Children with Learning Disabilities: Practical Parenting Tips for Home and School

ADD / ADHD in Children

ADD / ADHD in Children: Signs and Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in Kids

Self–Help for Adult ADHD

Autism Spectrum Disorders:

A Parent’s Guide to Symptoms and Diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum

Other Challenges for Children With Learning Disabilities

Attachment & Reactive Attachment Disorders

Attachment & Reactive Attachment Disorders: Children with Insecure Attachment

Dealing with Bullying and Cyber-bullying

Deal with a Bully and Overcome Bullying: Helping Bullied Kids and Teens and Those who Bully Them


Dealing with Cyberbullying: Tips for Kids and Parents to Prevent and Stop Cyberbullying

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