Learning Disabilities

Here's what you need to know about learning disabilities in children, tweens, and teens from symptoms to types to testing. Take our tips and advice and to help your child succeed.

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How Parents Can Help Their Children Through a Learning Disability Diagnosis

The light at the end of the tunnel does exist for kids with learning disabilities. In this week's Teen Talk column, a young adult shares how his parents helped him feel learning enabled and more than his diagnosis.

What Is Speech Therapy?

If your child has a speech disability that includes trouble pronouncing words, speech therapy may help improve language development, communication, and pragmatic language skills.

Could Your Child Have a Learning Disability?

If your child is struggling with certain developmental milestones, look for signs of a learning disability and identify the type of learning disability your child may have to get a proper diagnosis.

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What Is Occupational Therapy?

If your child has a disability and has difficulty performing everyday tasks or "occupations," early intervention services and occupational therapists can provide the necessary help.

What Is Hippotherapy?

Horses are essential in hippotherapy, a form of neuromuscular therapy that can improve the posture and coordination of a child with disabilities.