The decision to tell your child that they have a learning disability can be an anxiety-ridden one. What will this do to their self-esteem? Will this destroy their self-confidence? How do we tell them so that they know they are not alone and there is support out there for them? Marcia Brown Rubinstien, MA, CEP has written Educating Your Child About LD on Smartkidswithld.org . It shares great tips on telling your child about their … Continue reading Educating Your Child About Their Learning Disability
Teaching Strategies and Tips for a Math-related Learning Disability
If you’re a teacher, then this week’s article will be of particular interest to you. It was found on the DO IT website (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and gives some helpful, proven tips in What are strategies for teaching a student with a math-related learning disability? Dyscalculia (a math-related learning disability) can challenge even the most eager of learners and change how they view math in the future so getting it right is important. … Continue reading Teaching Strategies and Tips for a Math-related Learning Disability
ADHD Symptoms in Adults: ADD Checklist & Test
Have you ever wondered if you have ADHD? Has someone ever asked if you’ve been tested? If you get bored easily, are easily distracted, procrastinate or have trouble staying organized, you may want to read this article from ADDitude magazine, ADHD Symptoms in Adults: ADD Checklist & Test . They have put together a list of questions to test yourself and if you feel that ADHD may be a possibility, you should start a conversation … Continue reading ADHD Symptoms in Adults: ADD Checklist & Test
Apps for Kids with Learning Disabilities
When it comes to apps, our kids have a pretty good handle on things. Especially if they are looking for a great game to play. But are there any entertaining and educational apps out there that can help kids with learning disabilities? Andrew Heinzman writes about the apps available and the ones that are sure to win over young hearts and minds. The Best Apps for Kids with Learning Disabilities offers an extensive list including: … Continue reading Apps for Kids with Learning Disabilities
Do You Know What Dyslexia Is?
Let’s get straight to the point. Dyslexia is a learning disability. Someone with dyslexia may have challenges in reading, comprehension, spelling and writing but that doesn’t mean that they have challenges with intelligence. Understood.org understands that there are a lot of myths that surround dyslexia, a few include: Myth #1: Reading and writing letters backwards is the main sign of dyslexia. Myth #2: Dyslexia doesn’t show up until elementary school. Myth #3: Kids with dyslexia … Continue reading Do You Know What Dyslexia Is?