Learning Disorders

According to the National Institute of NeurologicalDisorders & Stroke (NINDS), approximately 8 to 10% of children in the U.S. have a learning disorder. Learning Disorders, also referred to as Learning Disabilities, can impact a person’s reading, writing, and mathematic skills.  If the statements below apply to you, an assessment may help you to learn more about your learning strengths, and provide recommendations to improve these skills.

Reading Disorder (Dyslexia)

 

  • Struggles to read aloud fluently (omits or mispronounces words)
  • Limited reading comprehension, trouble understand material he/she has read
  • Lacks phonetic awareness, understanding the relationship between letters and their sounds
  • Poor spelling abilities

 

 


 

Writing Disorder (Dysgraphia)

  • Trouble expressing thoughts through writing
  • Poor penmanship or messy handwriting
  • Struggles with spatial planning (words, or letters widely spaced apart, or too close)
  • Underdeveloped grammar and spelling skills
  • Difficulty organizing thoughts fluidly in written work

 

 


 

 Mathematics Disorder (Dyscalculia)

  • Poor mathematical reasoning skills
  • Challenges in grasping mathematic facts
  • Limited mathematic fluency
  • Difficulty solving mathematic word problems

 

 

 

 

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