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Learning Challenges Sentence Diagramming and Dysgraphia: A Helpful App In both our elementary and intermediate grammar curricula, we give instruction on sentence diagramming. If you would like to know more about why we do so, please read this article by Susan Wise Bauer: “Why Diagramming Matters.” Dr. Bauer starts by saying “Diagramming isn’t an arcane assignment designed to torture...
Other Resources for Learning Challenges Resources for Dysgraphia Dysgraphia, often related to dyslexia, is a learning disability that affects handwriting ability and fine motor skills. Get support and recommendations from other parents on our message boards, and use the following to begin your research. Helpful websites What Is Dysgraphia? Understood.org Dyslexic Advantage: Dysgraphia Discuss dysgraphia with other parents...
Learning Challenges Resources For Dyslexia
Dyslexia is defined by the National Institutes of Health as “a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read.” (For thoughts on diagnosis and evaluation, see “When Should I Get My Child Evaluated?” Many parents have successfully taught dyslexic children at home. The resource list...
Other Resources for Learning Challenges When Should I Get My Child Evaluated?
Sometimes, children who have difficulty learning are just immature and need a little time to grow. Or disinterested, and need a new teaching approach. Or tired, and need a break. But when learning difficulties continue, you may be dealing with a child who is “non-neurotypical.” “Neurotypical” is a newly invented...