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Blog Is Dyslexia Neurodivergent

Is Dyslexia Neurodivergent? Exploring Learning and the Brain

Imagine trying to solve a puzzle where the pieces keep shifting. That’s a bit like what reading feels like for someone with dyslexia. Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about dyslexia, a learning difference that makes reading and writing more difficult than usual. But there’s a bigger question on many parents’ minds: Does dyslexia fit into the world of

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Is Dyslexia a Learning Disability?

Dyslexia is a term that many people have heard of, but there’s often confusion about whether it qualifies as a learning disability. I’ll help you explore the nature of dyslexia, its impact on learning, and whether it fits the criteria for a learning disability. My many years of experience in school testing allowed me to see different types of learning

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Blog-How Do You Know If You Have a Learning Disability

How Do You Know If You Have a Learning Disability?

Learning disabilities can significantly impact an individual’s academic performance and overall well-being. Recognizing the learning disability symptoms is crucial for early intervention and appropriate support.  Let’s explore the common signs of learning disabilities and emphasize the importance of seeking a professional learning disability assessment, which I have been doing for the past three decades. So, how do you know if

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BLOG - How To Teach Reading To Students With Learning Disabilities

How To Teach Reading To Students With Learning Disabilities

Providing reading strategies for students with learning disabilities requires a thoughtful and customized approach. Patience, flexibility, and a variety of special needs teaching strategies for reading are essential. Let me guide you on how to teach reading skills to kids with reading comprehension learning disability.  My more than 30 years in clinical psychology allowed me to help dozens of children

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Blog Are Learning Disabilities Genetic

Are Learning Disabilities Genetic? A Key to Providing Support

Learning disabilities often affect children, impact their academic journey, and shape their unique learning profiles. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and potential hereditary factors of learning disabilities is crucial for providing effective support and interventions.  Let’s dive deeper into the intricate world of learning disabilities in children and address questions such as whether learning problems are genetic. We’ll also explore the

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BLOG What is Specific Learning Disability

What is Specific Learning Disability?

Navigating the landscape of learning disabilities can be complex, and one term that often surfaces is “Specific Learning Disability” (SLD). Let’s unravel the intricacies of SLD, and explore what it is, its various types, common signs, and strategies for support. Thirty years of working with children with learning disabilities has given me a wealth of knowledge on this topic that

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Blog Is Autism a Learning Disability

Is Autism a Learning Disability?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that impacts social interaction, communication, and behavior. However, the question often arises: Is autism a learning disability?  We’ll use my decades of experience in clinical psychology to explore the relationship between autism and learning disabilities. Let’s examine its various aspects and address common misconceptions. Difference Between Autism and Learning Disabilities Autism

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Blog What is a Learning Disability

What is a Learning Disability?

Learning disabilities (LD) can pose unique challenges for children as it impacts their academic and social development. As parents, it’s crucial to comprehend what this condition is and how to support your child effectively. But what is a learning disability?  In my over 30 years of clinical experience, I’ve seen lots of children with learning disability coming to me for

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Blog What are the 7 main types of learning disabilities

What are the 7 Main Types of Learning Disabilities?

Learning disabilities are neurological conditions that can affect the way individuals acquire, organize, store, and use information. There is a wide range of learning problems, and they can manifest in various ways.  My many years of experience in clinical psychology have shown me that there are more than seven learning disability types. Even so, there are seven main categories in

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BLOG ADHD and Dyslexia Comorbidity Their Double Impact on Learning

ADHD and Dyslexia Comorbidity: Their Double Impact on Learning

There is an intricate relationship between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia. ADHD, a neurological disorder, manifests through symptoms such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, affecting various aspects of life, from school performance to social interactions. Dyslexia, on the other hand, is a specific learning disability, primarily characterized by difficulties in reading, writing, and spelling, despite adequate intelligence and

Read More »
Blog Is Dyslexia Neurodivergent

Is Dyslexia Neurodivergent? Exploring Learning and the Brain

Imagine trying to solve a puzzle where the pieces keep shifting. That’s a bit like what reading feels like for someone with dyslexia. Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about dyslexia, a learning difference that makes reading and writing more difficult than usual. But there’s a bigger question on many parents’ minds: Does dyslexia fit into the world of

Read More »
Blog Is dyslexia a learning disability (1)

Is Dyslexia a Learning Disability?

Dyslexia is a term that many people have heard of, but there’s often confusion about whether it qualifies as a learning disability. I’ll help you explore the nature of dyslexia, its impact on learning, and whether it fits the criteria for a learning disability. My many years of experience in school testing allowed me to see different types of learning

Read More »
Blog-How Do You Know If You Have a Learning Disability

How Do You Know If You Have a Learning Disability?

Learning disabilities can significantly impact an individual’s academic performance and overall well-being. Recognizing the learning disability symptoms is crucial for early intervention and appropriate support.  Let’s explore the common signs of learning disabilities and emphasize the importance of seeking a professional learning disability assessment, which I have been doing for the past three decades. So, how do you know if

Read More »
BLOG - How To Teach Reading To Students With Learning Disabilities

How To Teach Reading To Students With Learning Disabilities

Providing reading strategies for students with learning disabilities requires a thoughtful and customized approach. Patience, flexibility, and a variety of special needs teaching strategies for reading are essential. Let me guide you on how to teach reading skills to kids with reading comprehension learning disability.  My more than 30 years in clinical psychology allowed me to help dozens of children

Read More »
Blog Are Learning Disabilities Genetic

Are Learning Disabilities Genetic? A Key to Providing Support

Learning disabilities often affect children, impact their academic journey, and shape their unique learning profiles. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and potential hereditary factors of learning disabilities is crucial for providing effective support and interventions.  Let’s dive deeper into the intricate world of learning disabilities in children and address questions such as whether learning problems are genetic. We’ll also explore the

Read More »
BLOG What is Specific Learning Disability

What is Specific Learning Disability?

Navigating the landscape of learning disabilities can be complex, and one term that often surfaces is “Specific Learning Disability” (SLD). Let’s unravel the intricacies of SLD, and explore what it is, its various types, common signs, and strategies for support. Thirty years of working with children with learning disabilities has given me a wealth of knowledge on this topic that

Read More »
Blog Is Autism a Learning Disability

Is Autism a Learning Disability?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that impacts social interaction, communication, and behavior. However, the question often arises: Is autism a learning disability?  We’ll use my decades of experience in clinical psychology to explore the relationship between autism and learning disabilities. Let’s examine its various aspects and address common misconceptions. Difference Between Autism and Learning Disabilities Autism

Read More »
Blog What is a Learning Disability

What is a Learning Disability?

Learning disabilities (LD) can pose unique challenges for children as it impacts their academic and social development. As parents, it’s crucial to comprehend what this condition is and how to support your child effectively. But what is a learning disability?  In my over 30 years of clinical experience, I’ve seen lots of children with learning disability coming to me for

Read More »
Blog What are the 7 main types of learning disabilities

What are the 7 Main Types of Learning Disabilities?

Learning disabilities are neurological conditions that can affect the way individuals acquire, organize, store, and use information. There is a wide range of learning problems, and they can manifest in various ways.  My many years of experience in clinical psychology have shown me that there are more than seven learning disability types. Even so, there are seven main categories in

Read More »
BLOG ADHD and Dyslexia Comorbidity Their Double Impact on Learning

ADHD and Dyslexia Comorbidity: Their Double Impact on Learning

There is an intricate relationship between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia. ADHD, a neurological disorder, manifests through symptoms such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, affecting various aspects of life, from school performance to social interactions. Dyslexia, on the other hand, is a specific learning disability, primarily characterized by difficulties in reading, writing, and spelling, despite adequate intelligence and

Read More »
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