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Early Identification

Identifying learning disabilities early can pave the way for children to get the support they need to experience successful futures both in and out of school. Knowing the early warning signs that put young children at risk for learning disabilities and understanding normal developmental milestones helps with early diagnosis and intervention. Read more about the early identification process for LD.

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Early Identification - Social Skills Milestones

Early Identification - Motor Skills Milestones

Differences That Might Affect Development

Sometimes a child's differences can be something you can easily see, but for other children, those differences may be hidden.

Assessments for Young Children

Early Identification - Adaptive Milestones

Early Identification - Cognitive Milestones

Speech and Language Milestone Chart

Late Blooming or Language Problem?

Critical Issues in Teaching Young Children with Learning Disabilities

Characteristics of Young Learning Disabled Students

Straight Talk About Reading: How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years

A Parent's Guide to Accessing Programs for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Disabilities

Early Warning Signs of Learning Disabilities

The most common learning disability is difficulty with language and reading. Here are some warning signs of learning disabilities to look for in preschool and elementary school children.

Living and Working with a Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)

Parent Observation

To help prepare for school meetings and share your knowledge of your child, use the observation profile below to record the information. Your observations are important in helping the school determine if learning problems do exist and what special services your child may need.

From Letters to Sounds

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