Learning Disabilities and Problems

Special Needs

Children with learning disabilities need special help with school and homework. The articles in this section contain information for parents on identifying and learning disabilities and problems and how to help their child learn to work with them. You can choose to read about dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, verbal and nonverbal learning disabilities.

ADHD General Predictors and Symptoms

This article reviews possible predictors as well as the symptoms associated with the learning disability ADHD.

Children's Learning Disabilities: What are they and how do you Help your Child

Children with learning disabilities need some help to learn and retain concepts in reading, math, science, and other subjectx they take in school. You can help your child by getting informed and learning about learning disabilities and how they...

Common Behavioral Problems in Children

Children experience behavior problems both in and out of the classroom. Read on to learn about these behavioral problems and what you can do as a parent.

Common Problems in Reading Faced by Older Students with Learning Disabilities

Reading presents particular difficulty for an older student who suffers from a learning disability. This article describes some of the more common problems learning disabled students face when learning to read.

Detecting Learning Disabilities in K-8 Students

A learning disability is a neurological problem that can trouble even the most intelligent child. Most learning disabilities will manifest during the elementary and middle school years. Read on to learn more.

Get Help Early for a Learning Disabled Child

Nearly three million children suffer from some kind of learning disability. Early detection is essential for success in school.

Homework tips for children with learning disabilities

Excelling in school can be hard for students with learning disabilities. Help your child do their best in their classes by sharing these homework tips. Read on to learn more about homework tips for children with learning disabilities.

How to Help a Child with a Learning Disability

Tips for parents of children with learning disabilities and some professionals you can turn to for help.

Identifying Learning Disabilities in Elementary School Children

This article includes a testimony from a mother whose elementary school child was diagnosed with a learning disability and also includes tips on recognizing symptoms of learning disabilities in younger children.

Identifying Learning Disabilities in High School Kids

High school students do their best to mask any problems they may be having in an attempt to fit in with their peers. Parents of high school students must be extra vigilant to spot possible learning difficulties. Read on to learn more about...

Identifying Learning Disabilities in Middle School and Junior High Kids

Learning disabilities often reveal themselves as students enter middle school. Read on to learn more about how you can identify possible learning disabilities in your junior high aged student.

Identifying Learning Disabilities in Pre-School Children

This article covers some characteristics of learning disabilities in preschool-age children. Read on to learn more about the keys to early detection of learning disabilities in younger children.

Late emerging reading disabilities: 'The fourth grade slump'

If your child previously excelled in reading but has recently fallen behind in their reading, they may be experiencing what is commonly known as 'the fourth grade slump.' Read on to learn more about this phenomenon and what you can do to help...

Learning Disabilities and the College Admissions Process

A student with learning disabilities wants to go to college for the same reasons that motivate traditionally equipped students. This article can help learning disabled students with the often difficult college admissions process.

Learning Disabilities: Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

This describes 2 common learning disabilities in children: dyslexia and dyscalculia. Read on to learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of these learning disabilities.

Now what: A guide for children with recently diagnosed learning disabilities

If your child has recently been diagnosed with a learning disability, don't panic. Today's educators are trained to help children with special learning needs. Read on to learn more about how you and your child's teachers can help a student with...

Rights and responsibilities of families with learning disabled children

United States' law provides learning disabled children with a variety of rights when it comes to their education. Read to learn more about how the law protects your learning disabled child, and how you can use these laws to provide your child...

Teaching reading to Older Kids who have Learning Disabilities

Learning disabled students struggle with math and reading, but socially they can be as developed as their classmates. Age appropriate settings and methods help older students who struggle with learning disabilities to acquire the math and reading...

The effects of dyslexia on math education

Dyslexia causes children to struggle with reading. Surprisingly, dyslexia can also affect a child's math abilities. Read on to learn more about this condition and how you can help your child to succeed in spite of it.

What is ADHD and How does it Effect Children

Between three and ten percent of all school-aged children have ADHD. Read on to learn more about the symptoms and diagnosis of ADHD.