After a child is diagnosed with a learning disability, it’s assumed this will greatly affect their ability to learn. In some sense it may be true, but in another, this need not be the case. When diagnosed early enough, the effects of the child’s learning disability can be mitigated with the proper intervention strategies and the right education for both the child, parent, and educator. Read more
Many people have heard of Dyslexia but may have never heard of Dyscalculia.
Dyscalculia is sometimes referred to as the math disorder. It’s a condition where those affected have severe difficulties in making arithmetic calculations. While Dyslexia tends to affect more boys than girls, Dyscalculia seems to affect boys and girls equally. Read more
Your child may be doing well in school. They may even be a model student. As a parent and educator, this is always a good sign that the child is developing well and learning.
As the child progresses, you start to see signs of trouble. Their school performance drops significantly; seemingly overnight. The child is having to read and reread because they don’t know what they’re reading. The child is starting to miss out on homework and assignments when previously they were so responsible. Read more
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability affecting up to 10% of the population; yet misconceptions and myths run rampant. We have all heard them at some point. A common example is that dyslexic children are not smart and have lower IQ, or dyslexic people can’t read. Read more