3 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES:  DYSGRAPHIA

3 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: DYSGRAPHIA

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR? Your child has awkward looking arm and body positions when writing. Your child grips his pencil or pen so hard that he complains that his hand cramps up or hurts. You notice that your child’s spoken vocabulary is much richer than Read More

2 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: DYSCALCULIA

2 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: DYSCALCULIA

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR? You tell your child to meet you by the large rock in the field where you are playing, but your child just looks around and can’t tell which rock is the large one?  Or, your child can’t fit the key into Read More

1 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER (APD)

1 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER (APD)

In my November 1, 2019, article, Help For The Learning Disabled Child, [article] I promised to discuss in more detail each of the 7 most common learning disabilities.  We begin with the Auditory Processing Disorder. WHAT IS AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER? Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is Read More

What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?

What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?

I want to talk about some simple things that parents of a child with a learning disability should understand. I think that it is important for a parent to embrace the concerns and needs of her child to be treated as normal a child as Read More

Help  For the Learning Disabled Child

Help For the Learning Disabled Child

In earlier posts I discussed the importance of teaching children to read as early as possible. I emphasized the importance of reading skills as predicting a child’s success in school and in success in life in general. I talked about this success in overall terms Read More