Learning Disabilities

Overview

If your child is struggling in school and you aren’t sure why, a learning disability may be the cause. Think of it as a gap between what you would expect from your child and what she can actually do. Sometimes known as invisible disabilities, learning disabilities affect how a person’s brain works – how it processes information in areas like reading, writing and math.


For more information on Learning Disabilities, download our fact sheets:

Learning Disabilities
An Intro to LD
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali
Stress and LD
English
The Emotional Side of LD
English
Talking About LD 1(To Your Child)
English
Talking About LD 2(Family and Friends)
English
LD and Success In Life
English

Video: "Learning Disability"

Additional Information

Resources

Related Events

  • 30Mar

    Talking with Your Child about Their Disability

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability,Learning Disabilities,Professionals (WNYI) 

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12–1 pm

    REACH for Transition: Resources for Employment, Access, Community Living & Hope presents: "Talking With your Child About Their Disability"

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  • 9May

    My Child with Learning Disabilities: Understanding & Supporting Emotions

    Workshop  |  Learning Disabilities  |  Erie

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7–9 pm

    Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to identify emotions experienced by children with learning disabilities, apply strategies to support the emotional well-being of children with learning disabilities, and practice stress management techniques in the home.

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