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Achieving Math Success
A negative attitude towards math can affect performance. Many students with learning disabilities have experienced math failures. As a result, insecurities about math develop. The level of effort given toward math depends on feelings developed about experiences.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Adults with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) may have the same or similar symptoms as an adult. The hyperactivity may become restlessness. Focus may be a problem as an adult.
Back to School Shopping
Back to school can be an expensive time for parents. Children with learning disabilites need to fit in with all other children. Find ways to shop economically.
Basic Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is an exciting time for children. This is one of the few times that they get to eat a generous amount of candy. Safety must come first at all times.
Believe in Yourself
Change your circumstances by changing your thinking. I have taught students of all ages with learning disabilities. One thing that I have found is the fact that many students do not believe in themselves. Many have been beaten down by negative comments by others or even past experiences.
Building Literacy in Older Children
Literacy is a lifelong learning experience. Children with disabilities may have a hard time growing in this area, but it is possible. There are ways to increase the literacy skills in older literacy learners.
Building Reading Skills
Students with learning disabilities often experience problems with reading. Reading strategies and accommodations can be used to improve decoding skills, increase reading retention and build vocabulary. Simple reading strategies can make reading meaningful and fun.
Building Relationships With Kids
Relationships take hard work to build. Asking a kid about their day usually results in one or three words, such as fine or I donít know. Of course they know how their day went. They choose not to discuss it with you.
Challenges After Divorce
Divorce is common in the United States as never before. Parents split for various reasons believing that it is the best for the family. Children with learning disabilities are often affected the most by this decision.
Challenges of Learning Disabilities
Children with learning disabilities often deal with challenges that are unseen. These challenges are social and emotional. Lack of confidence can result from fear and shame.
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