They knew me as the dyslexic kid.

When I was only 7 years old my parents found out that I had dyslexia, immediately they sent me for numerous tests to see the extent to the diagnosis. They were told that I had a 15 mark discrepancy between my verbal and non-verbal IQ. I never understood what was wrong...

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What is it like to have Dysgraphia?

When your child has a Learning Difficulty it is often very difficult for a parent or sibling to understand how a task that is easy for most people is so difficult for the LD child.  Dysgraphia, or difficulty with writing, is often a visual-motor difficulty.  In...

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What is a Learning Disability?

When we learn our brain has to do three things. Firstly it has to receive information through our various senses (perception). It then has to process, or make sense of, the information (cognition/thinking) and then it has to respond to the information (written or...

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