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Category Archives: Learning Disorders
I’m still on an HBO Documentary stint, so forgive me. October was Dyslexia Awareness Month and I wanted to pass this info along here. HBO premiered a documentary entitled ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” on Monday and it will be … Continue reading
I came across a news release that discussed how ALL children are susceptible to concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), not just young athletes who play contact sports. In fact, young children are most at risk because they’re less capable of protecting themselves.
Earlier this year I wrote about Disorder of Written Expression, or dysgraphia, one of several learning disabilities. Another learning disability that can go undiagnosed is Mathematics Disorder, commonly called dyscalculia. It is determined by demonstration of mathematical ability that is … Continue reading
Yesterday, I mentioned that there’s a wide range of disorders that may be diagnosed during childhood. Some of these are better known, and more widely discussed than others (e.g. autism, ADHD). One of the lesser known and recognized is Disorder … Continue reading