More Schools, Colleges Support Learning Disabilities

As early as the latest school semester, schools and colleges have started to support students with language-based learning disabilities.   Language-based learning disabilities refers to the various issues with ‘age-appropriate reading, writing and/or spelling.’ This learning disability doesn’t impair and/or change a person’s intelligence, as people with various degrees of intelligence do exhibit symptoms from the condition.   The signs and symptoms from language-based learning disabilities stem from difficulties with spoken and written language. Therefore, children and/or adults with language-based learning disabilities may exhibit symptoms similar to that of dyslexia and dysgraphia, in addition to difficulties with verbal-based communication.   Today’s colleges and schools are finding solutions to help support prospective and current students with these learning difficulties, providing them a chance to succeed in primary, secondary and higher education.   A higher solution   Students with learning disabilities, like

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Modern Technology’s Role In Helping People With Dyslexia

According to recent studies, modern technology may play a role in helping children and teenagers with dyslexia.   A study published earlier this year in Plos One depicted researchers testing a technique called ‘Span Limited Tactile Reinforcement.’ For this study, they tested a group of 103 high school students with dyslexia.   High school students, elementary school students and college-level students all struggle with dyslexia across the country. Dyslexia is a learning disability that causes both children and adults to process and interpret information in a different way apart from peers without the neurological condition.   Dyslexia is known to impair a person’s reading, spelling, writing, and sometimes, speaking skills. In school-related contexts, dyslexia can cause students to fall behind in classes and/or their grade-level, particularly if they don’t have specialized classes to accelerate and improve their studies.   A

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School Dysgraphia Solutions For Today’s Students

School Dysgraphia Solutions For Today’s Students     Children with learning disabilities like dysgraphia are likely to benefit from specialized attention, particularly through focused school lessons, programs and learning tools.   Coping with dysgraphia   Many learning disabilities, like dysgraphia, have different treatment options to prevent students from developing learning deficiencies.   Dysgraphia is generally found early in childhood; at this stage, a medical professional formally diagnoses the learning disability. From there, parents, educators and medical professionals work to remediate the learning disability through different forms of resourceful learning and physical therapy.   Children with dysgraphia may be treated through occupational therapy to help them build muscle strength and dexterity in their hands; this may also help treat and improve their hand-eye coordination. It also helps a child’s handwriting improve, overall preventing it from depreciating over time.   Multisensory learning

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