Thursday, November 08, 2007

Learning Difficulties Awareness

Famous people with learning difficulties

What Are Learning Disabilities?

A short animation about Learning Disabilities (LD).

Dyslexic Me( poem)

About This Video
I was diagnosed with a "learning disability" as a young child. However before that my parents were told I was mentally handicapped and that I would never make it pass the 8th grade. I did make it pass the 8th grade. In fact, I graduated high school at the age of 20 and went on to graduate from College with a degree in Special Education.

Monday, November 05, 2007

OUTPUT FAILURE: The Myth of Laziness

We naturally understand other individuals from inside our own experiences. From the outside looking in, learning disabilities are difficult to comprehend, especially when you live or work with children or adults who do not perform as you do. Read More

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Back to School: Support Your Child's Learning

What can you do?
Students with learning disabilities/differences typically begin the school year with a bang, yet somehow, mid-way through the year, find that they are behind and struggling despite every one's hard work. Here are a few tips to make sure your student makes steady progress during the school year. Read More

Saturday, November 03, 2007

To Label or Not? The Learning Assessment

Understandably, many parents are reluctant to have their children identified with a learning disability label. Read More