How is a learning disability identified? What do the test scores mean? For individuals with learning disabilities, assessment becomes a major part of their academic experience. Articles within this section cover issues such as state assessments and standards of learning, high-stakes testing such as graduation tests, and important information for parents regarding evaluations for special education.
Children who struggle with reading often need extra help. This help usually comes from the school, but some parents choose to look outside the school for professionals who can assess, diagnose, tutor, or provide other education services.