I recommend sitting with ESE school support staff to help you explain the specific learning difference
that constitutes your child's exceptionality.
''Our underpinning belief is any student, young adult with a learning difference
, has potential,'' he said.
As a teenager, he was correctly diagnosed with a combined diagnosis of ADHD and Asperger's syndrome, a learning difference
on the autism spectrum that disrupts the brain's ability to process and organize information.
It is important for parents to be aware that ADHD is associated with an extremely high rate of co-occurring disorders and is frequently accompanied by a learning difference
. Psychiatric difficulties include major affective disorders (depression or bipolar disorder), anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Tourette syndrome.
; race and schooling in the multiracial metropolis.
Zoe was seeing her learning difference
as a negative reflection of her self worth.
A fast paced fictional story about romance, self-esteem, and living with a learning difference
through the eyes of Katie, a junior high school student.
The three-hour workshop, which was geared primarily toward early childhood and elementary educators, discussed 10 possible “red flags” - markers they look for that generally indicate a learning disability or learning difference
in a student - that educators and parents might look for in a child with Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD and/or other associated neurological disorders.
“However, families with a child who has Autism or a learning difference
often cannot find the help they need.
Student applicants must have a diagnosed learning difference
which is specified in an IEP, Psychological that is no more than three years old, or an ISP (Individual Support Plan).
"Our characters may be the first time a child encounters someone with a physical/cognitive disability or learning difference
. For that reason, it is imperative that they not only know that differently-abled children exist in the world, but also that they're just like them - kids - wanting to have fun and be loved and accepted for who they are."
"To combat terrorism, school must be both a place of learning and a space for life and creativity," he said, adding that the fight against terrorism involves learning difference
and strengthening of critical thinking.