More schools are using a process called Response to Intervention (RTI) to see if a child might have a learning disability. Response to Intervention provides specially designed instruction for children who have scored low on general tests.
Teachers and parents should suspect dysgraphia if a child’s handwriting is unusually difficult to read. Find out more about this neurological problem that can cause physical pain as some children struggle to write.
Attention deficit disorder (ADD), and its related form attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), affect an estimated five to ten percent of children worldwide. Experts say the cause involves a chemical imbalance in the brain.