Learning Disabilities

Many children are diagnosed with learning disabilities, such as ADD, ADHD and dyslexia.  If your child has one of these conditions find out more about what this disability entails and about what you can do to help your child through this difficult experience.

Read now and find out the differences between the different learning disabilities and about how each one can affect your child.  The more you know about what your child is experiencing the better equipped you will be to understand his needs and to help him overcome his obstacles.

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a disorder that affects attention, as well as the overall ability to concentrate and learn.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is similar to ADD, but children who have ADHD also exhibit symptoms of hyperactivity.

Dyslexia is a learning disability that  causes difficulty with reading, spelling, writing, and concentration.

Although all of these disabilities affect the ability to learn, they are not related to overall intelligence. A child can have a very high IQ, but suffer from a learning disability that affects his or her ability to succeed in school. It is therefore important to seek out professional help and guidance, in order to assist your child to achieve his or her maximum learning potential.

In this section you will find information, tips and methods for coping with these common disorders and about what you can do to ease your child's difficutlty in school and to achieve academic success.