Tag Archives: learning disabilities

Systems vs. Goals: Is it time to toss out the resolutions?

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, many of us put the same things on our list year after year: lose weight, exercise more, travel, …

December 16, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts, Dyslexia Treatment

Creativity and Dyslexia

Dyslexics struggle with reading, writing, and spelling but they often excel in other areas. Many dyslexics gravitate towards to arts and prove to be very …

Special Education Categories in School

If your child has dyslexia, the school system may throw some words at you that have different meanings in different contexts. We want to make …

Teachers Aren’t Taught Learning Disabilities

Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade. Though, Mississippi is not the only state with reading scores lower than …

Is Your Child 2e : Twice Exceptional?

How Can I Help My Struggling Reader?

If you’re reading this post, chances are good that you are concerned about your child’s reading.   Maybe in a recent parent-teacher conference you learned that …

Do More Boys Than Girls Have Learning Disabilities?

A recently published study examined identification of students with learning disabilities in Florida schools. The authors were exploring why more boys than girls are identified …

January 19, 2012 in Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 28: The Learning Disabilities Mess

In Broadcast #28, Professor Ruth Colker of Ohio State University discussed the use of the term “learning disability” and how it impacts struggling readers and …