(as referenced on page 37 of Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education, by Susan Wise Bauer)
Throughout this website, we offer resources for parents whose children have learning differences, learning disorders, and learning disabilities. These include:
- Our Learning Challenges and Accelerated Learner parent forums
- Resources for dysgraphia and dyslexia
- Help for parents of twice-exceptional students
- Guidance on when to seek evaluation
Consider these additional helps as well:
- Allergies can cause, or mimic, learning troubles.
- Eye teaming difficulties can look like reading disabilities.
- Vision therapy can help some struggling readers.
- Be alert for signs of mild hearing loss, which strongly affects learning.
- Autism has multiple manifestations and can delay or halt academic progress.
- Learning specialists can be an enormous help.
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My experience in the public school has been shocking. They are just meeting state needs. Not autism specific but to use autism as a reason they only did as well as they di. Finally out of public school with a diploma, we have to start over. Where to begin? What are people using to facilitate language for strong visual thinkers. Any help would be appreciated. Receptive language is stronger than expressive language. Was reading on a college level. Comprehension or just expressing thoughts must include options. She has spent so much time being told what to do rather than asking questions, etc. I”d appreciate all answers. Finally found a and out of state. Doing well, now.