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Learning Disabilities Help Guide
Learning disabilities affect how a child understands, processes, and responds to new information. Not only do they interfere with school and learning, but they can also contribute to emotional problems. However, having a learning disability doesn't mean that your child can't do well in life.
With treatment and support, children with learning disabilities can—and do—succeed. As a parent, you have the power to make a big difference. In order to help your child, it's important to understand the sighs and symptoms of a learning disability, identify your child's strengths ands weaknesses, and promote self-confidence. Learning disabilities may also be accompanied by another kind of neurological disorder, ADD/ADHD, so it's very important to get a thorough assessment and accurate diagnosis.