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.

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.

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.

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.

Detecting Dyslexia

Learn how to spot the warning signs of this common reading disability.

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.

All About Learning Disabilities

What if you think your child has a learning disability?

Outsmarting Dyslexia

You can tell if your toddler will have this reading disability years before he starts school.

Early Clues to Dyslexia

These warning signs may indicate your child has a problem.

Jarrett Krosoczka's Tips for Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Jarrett Kroscozka, author and illustrator of the popular Lunch Lady and Platypus Police Squad series, shares his tips for encouraging a love of reading in kids.

The Play's the Thing

For a group of kids, including those who have autism and other disabilities, the Wolf Performing Arts Center in Philadelphia is setting the stage for acceptance, understanding, and friendship.