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18 02, 2019

5 Questions to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

2019-05-20T11:46:30-05:00

Parents and educators may have different opinions about specific terms like dyslexia or more general terms like learning disabilities. Understanding these terms and agreeing on which to use can help prevent confusion and conflict.

5 Questions to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia2019-05-20T11:46:30-05:00
24 07, 2017

Understanding Dysgraphia

2018-07-23T14:02:10-05:00

This article from Erica Patino and Understood.org will help you understand what dysgraphia is, which skills are affected by dysgraphia, how dysgraphia is diagnosed, conditions related to dysgraphia, and how you can help your child. You probably hear a lot about learning and attention issues like dyslexia and ADHD. But chances are you don’t hear much about dysgraphia. If your child has trouble expressing himself in writing, you may want to learn more about this condition. Writing difficulties are common among children and can stem from a variety of learning and attention issues. By learning what to watch for, you can be [...]

Understanding Dysgraphia2018-07-23T14:02:10-05:00
7 07, 2017

An Overview of Different Kinds of Learning Disabilities

2018-07-23T14:03:32-05:00

Dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia—many different learning issues fall under the umbrella of “learning disabilities.” This video from the National Center for Learning Disabilities describes them. It also explains what issues don’t fall under that umbrella. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG_xSBsFMPQ&w=500

An Overview of Different Kinds of Learning Disabilities2018-07-23T14:03:32-05:00
2 05, 2017

The State of LD: Understanding Learning and Attention Issues

2017-06-30T15:29:17-05:00

1 in 5 children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues Children with dyslexia, ADHD and other kinds of learning and attention issues are as smart as their peers. But without the right support, many fall behind academically and struggle socially. They’re more likely to repeat a grade, get in trouble at school or with the law, drop out and struggle as adults to find work. But this downward spiral can be prevented. This data-intensive report form NCLD provides insights into the challenges facing the 1 in 5 as well as specifics on how to improve outcomes in school, work and [...]

The State of LD: Understanding Learning and Attention Issues2017-06-30T15:29:17-05:00
6 02, 2017

8 Tools for Kids With Dysgraphia

2019-10-03T11:11:21-05:00

If your child has dysgraphia, this list of tools and apps from Understood.org can make writing easier. Your child may already use some of them at school, but it can help to have them at home, too. Most tools are sold in online catalogs for occupational therapists.

8 Tools for Kids With Dysgraphia2019-10-03T11:11:21-05:00

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