Diagnosis and preschool posts!

Getting and understanding your Diagnosis: Understanding what is going on with your child is really important if you are going to get the right resources around your child. Enda draws on his experiences from around the world

Language Based Learning Disabilities

By |2017-11-18T20:47:35+00:00August 13th, 2017|1. Diagnosis, 9. All posts|

Language Based Learning Disabilities What is a language-based learning disability? Language-based learning disabilities are problems with age-appropriate reading, spelling, and/or writing. This disorder is not about how smart a person is. Most people diagnosed with learning disabilities have average to superior intelligence. What are some signs or symptoms of [...]

Understand Asperger syndrome: Show me!

By |2017-11-05T00:38:16+00:00July 12th, 2017|1. Diagnosis, 9. All posts|

Asperger Syndrome What is Asperger syndrome (AS)? People with Asperger syndrome have normal intelligence and language development, but also have some autistic-like traits. They may have trouble with social skills, sensory input, and making transitions, and may need rigid routines. Their interests can focus on one area to the point that it is like [...]

Attention deficit disorder: Show me!

By |2017-11-05T00:43:01+00:00July 11th, 2017|1. Diagnosis, 9. All posts|

ADHD: What Parents Need to Know What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder or ADHD? Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is “a condition of the brain that makes it hard for children to control their behavior”. (1) All kids have problems with their behavior from time to time, but kids with ADHD have [...]