ADHD Assessment

Demystifying Learning Disability

Demystifying Learning Disability

Learning Disability, or Dyslexia, is today a very common and familiar term for parents. Yet, it is surprising to notice how many parents are either unaware, or unwilling to know about this term. Working closely with schools and parents, we notice that many parents are not ready to accept the diagnosis of Learning Disability for their child, without realising that they are in fact resisting help for their child. The belief that a good tuition teacher, or simply time, will solve their child’s academic difficulties, is still commonly observed. Parents are quite open to new things like gadgets and fashions, but sadly, they are unable to appreciate academic challenges that their child faces. If we show a little empathy and acceptance towards our child, it will defiantly make a huge difference to their performance as well as their self-esteem. However, still some parents aren’t yet aware about this term. Unfortunately,…