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Specific learning difficulties  - where to start

Children may have difficulties in just one of these areas – a purely dyscalculic child will stumble only with numbers and may excel in non-mathematical subjects – but it is not uncommon for a dyslexic pupil to have difficulties in some areas of maths, most likely in number, or to have some co-ordination difficulties. Difficulties with numeracy are often accompanied by the language difficulties of dyslexia.

Dyslexia  - What Helps, What Hinders? -  The dyslexic child may avoid reading or devour books a plenty; so how do you spot dyslexia?

Dyspraxia Introduction - More than just a clumsy child? Do they invade your space? Is their handwriting an embarrassment? Are ball games a chore?

Dyscalculia - is learning multiplication tables a cause of nightly rows? Do you, or your partner, shy away from anything numerical or mathematical? 

Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia (DVD) -  Does your child have difficulty making consistent speech sounds? Do they quickly forget new vocabulary?

Dysgraphia - Difficulty Writing? Does producing even vaguely legible copy tire your child?

Problems Associated With Dyspraxia - How to spot and help the child with dyspraxia

Helping The Dyspraxic Child - Coping strategies, skills school and parental advice

Hidden Disabilities Uncovered - An amusing, first hand-account of life as an 12-year-old dyspraxic/dyslexic

Visual Stress - Vision And Reading Problems

CReSTeD Schools Reviewed By The Good Schools Guide

The Orthoptist

Neuro Diversity - Thinking Differently

Special Educational Needs -  Proposed Changes

Getting An Educational Psychology Assessment

Nurture Groups

Dyslexic Is That My Child?

A Special Educational Need or a Passing Phase?

 

Therapy 

Speech And Language Therapy

The Speech And Language Therapist (SALT)

Occupational Therapy

The Physiotherapist


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