If you have a child with a learning disability, you should get them into an artistic hobby. According to CNN, many experts think that there is some connection between learning disabilities and increased creative capacity. The key is finding a hobby that unlocks that talent or ability. Here are six reasons why hobbies are great for children with learning disabilities.Continue reading “6 Reasons Hobbies Are Great for Children with Learning Disabilities”
According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), hearing loss in children delays the development of communication skills; hampers academic achievement; leads to social isolation and poor self-image; and may limit vocational choices later in life. The ASHA points out that a hearing-impaired child’s academic achievement depends, to a large extent, on parental involvement. Fortunately, parents can impact their child’s development in a number of ways. Continue reading “Helping Children With Hearing Disabilities Succeed in School and Life”
Music provides the soundtrack for our lives. But did you know that music can also provide relief for children with ADHD? There is so much research that shows that music therapy is an effective treatment for ADHD symptoms, but many parents aren’t sure how to best incorporate music into their children’s lives. To help you make sense of music therapy for ADHD, we’ve put together a few simple suggestions for solving ADHD problems through music. Continue reading “Can Music Help Your Child’s ADHD? The Answer May Surprise You”
If your child is living with a learning disability, getting them into the arts can help them in a variety of ways. From improving focus to relieving stress, art has been shown to have therapeutic benefits for those who practice on a regular basis. But getting children interested in art, without added stress, can be a challenge. Here are a few ways you can help kids get excited about the arts. Continue reading “5 Ways to Help Children With Learning Disabilities Enjoy the Arts”
This is a continued list of disorder-specific information and resources.
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Some of the conditions on this list may not be classified as true learning disabilities. As some disorders are closely related, and potentially occur together, an understanding of each of them is important in helping you or your child seek proper treatment. Continue reading “Resources – Part 1”
The holiday season is often called the most wonderful time of the year, yet for kids with autism and their families, they can be filled with stress, anxiety, and fear. Continue reading “Holiday Stress: How to Help Your Autistic Child Cope”