Learning Disabilities in Children

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Articles, activities and resources to help children with learning disabilities

Learning Disability Book Reviews
Reviews of recommended books on learning disabilities in children.

You Can Raise A Child With A Learning Disability!
Most parents will agree that raising children is a very humbling but exciting experience. Raising a child with a disability, specifically a learning disability, is definitely an eye-opening experience. (Cynthia Wassong)

What to Do if You Suspect Your Child Has a Reading Problem
Reading problems can often be resolved if a child receives early intervention. (Laura Dyer)

How to Help Your Child with Learning Disabilities Learn to Read
Parents can encourage their children to read, avoiding frustration caused by learning disabilities, as explained in this exclusive interview with author and educator Grace May Chiu. (Allison Martin)

Learning Disabilities and Sensory Integration Disorder in Education: A Personal Account
Autobiographical story of the struggle with learning disabilities and sensory integration disorder in elementary school. The author is related to and received direction from Jean Ayres, well known founder of the sensory integration movement. (Philip R. Erwin)

Homework Helper Activities
Make homework fun with these 11 fun games and activities to encourage your child. (Tara Koerber)

Delicious Alphabet Soup: Working on Letter Identification & Letter Writing
This fun and simple activity will help your child learn to identify and write uppercase and lowercase letters and to practice letters sounds. (Gary Kosman and Grace Chiu)

Tips for Early Reading and Writing Skills
In this interview with Tracey Woods, she provides tips for early reading and writing skills. (Allison Martin)

Paired Reading
How to use reading with others to encourage your child's progress in reading. (Tracey Wood)

What Teachers Should Know
Over 100 suggestions on teaching children with attention problems. Also applicable for children with learning differences and disabilities. (Chesapeake Institute)