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.
Fun on Hold
School can be a fun place to learn social skills, as well as earn an education. If you were to ask the average student what their favorite part of the day is, most would say recess. Students with learning disabilities may face challenges in the areas of academics and social skills.
Motivation, communication skills, and reasoning have something in common. It is called giftedness. Each child has a different level of giftedness. There are traits that can be found in children.
Decrease Challenges with Dysgraphia
Writing can be an adventurous hobby for those that enjoy writing and have the ability to get lost in their own words. Learning disabilities in writing can make writing a challenge. Identifying the specific learning disability will make it easier to develop strategies to improve writing skills.
Could It Be Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes it difficult to read, spell, write, and speak. About 5 to 10 percent of those living in the United States suffer from some form of dyslexia. There are symptoms that every parent or teacher should be aware of.
Why Read Aloud
Reading is an essential skill to function in everyday life. Reading is one of those skills that some children lack. Children with reading disabilities struggle on a daily basis. The task can become tiring, but the benefits of reading out loud can outweigh the labor.
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