Learning Disabilities

Kids with learning disabilities need special care from parents and teachers. Identifying the type of learning disabilities within the child will help teachers and parents to deal with it and also help to provide the necessary resources to be employed in helping the child.

Different Types of Learning Disabilities

By Jane Saeman -- A learning disability is a problem that the brain has in processing certain kinds of information. This information may take the form of verbal, written, or numerical cues. While these problems can't be cured, they can be effectively dealt with through various strategies. People with learning problems often go on to live highly successful lives, but first they must identify what type of disability they have and how to work with it... more

Learning Style Exercise Help Identify Root Causes for Learning Disabilities

By Paul Counts -- Identifying the deep and underlying causes of learning disabilities doesn't have to be difficult. A "Learning Style Exercise" helps bring to the surface potential causes for many common learning disabilities including dyslexia (difficulty understanding words, sentences, or paragraphs), dyscalculia (difficulty solving mathematical problems and grasping mathematical concepts, and auditory and visual processing disabilities. There are many other disabilities as well that affect people from all walks of life. The important thing is that these learning... more

Learning Assessments Pinpoint Potential Learning Disabilities

By Paul Counts -- A learning assessment is the first step in the right direction to help your child overcome common learning disabilities. Since learning struggles manifest themselves in many different ways, a quality learning assessment should start with that in mind. Struggles can range from trouble paying attention in class to difficulty sounding out words or struggling to comprehend reading materials. Quality assessments will identify the specific cause and give you an idea of how to fix the... more

Which Learning Disabilities Challenge Half Of ADHD Sufferers ?

By Aliza Adar Levine -- It is very common to have a learning disability together with ADHD. Research shows that thirty percent of people diagnosed with ADHD also have a learning disability. Beyond learning disabilities, over fifty percent of individuals suffering from ADHD have some other type of brain-based disorder; this explains why depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder and other similar disorders occur at an incidence that is higher than normal in ADD clients... more

Learning Disabilities - Breaking Down the Complex Walls

By J. Brian Keith -- So what is learning disabilities really all about? The following report includes some fascinating information about learning disabilities--info you can use, not just the old stuff they used to tell you. From the day we are born, we have the ability to see, hear, smell, touch, and even relate to the people around us. A newborn baby can sense its mother when she is near. The baby has the ability in the womb and after... more