How does a learning disability affect the child?

How does a learning disability affect the child?

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

Is dyslexia easy to spot?

Is dyslexia easy to spot?

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