Category «Learning Disability Diagnosis»

My Journey #2: Language Learning Disability and Immigration

Listening and speaking is such an everyday occurrence, we hardly notice the mechanisms that actually make it happen. So it isn’t too surprising that evaluators often overlook, or simply don’t consider, a learning disability that involves the processing of language. But those who work with aphasia, or experience it, know what I am talking about. …

Qualifying LD Children for Public Services

This blog entry explores the history and current state of how we identify and qualify children with learning disabilities for publicly-funded educational assistance to meet their unique needs. Identifying Children with Learning Disabilities In the 1970s, when the concept of learning disability (LD) was first introduced, professionals, school districts and parents wanted to know what …